Jailed activist Stella Nyanzi wins human rights award


Social activist Dr Stella Nyanzi has been awarded by Solidarity Uganda for being a consistent human rights defender. The award was received by Dr Nyanzi’s daughter Bah Baraka on behalf of her mother who is currently detained in Luzira Prison for allegedly using electronic communication to disturb the peace of President Museveni. While giving out the award on Monday, Jane Asinde, the programmes manager at Solidarity Uganda noted that Dr Nyanzi has embodied the essence of a brave activist, adding that she is not afraid to stand alone against any…

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