Kasha Jacqueline, an LGBT activist and human rights defender from Uganda, is the winner of the 2011 Martin Ennals award

Kasha Jacqueline, a bold and courageous human rights defender, is a co-founder and Executive Director of Freedom and Roam Uganda, an LGBT rights organization.

Kasha has been at the forefront of the civil society campaign against the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which would impose the death penalty for certain acts of “aggravated homosexuality” and also criminalizes freedom of expression and association concerning promotion of homosexuality.

Uganda-winner of the 211 Matrin Ennals award-web story-2011 (full text, PDF)

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