For Immediate Release
CCR Condemns Raids and Threats to Arrest LGBTI Community in Uganda
NEW YORK - Today, in response to a raid this week by Ugandan police of a workshop on the rights of sexual minorities, and yesterday’s threats by Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Integrity to arrest the attendees, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement:
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