Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, a report by a human rights group has said. Chapter Four Uganda documented several cases of men suspected of being homosexual having intrusive physical examinations.
It found several instances when the police instead turned against them because of their sexuality, charging them with crimes such as indecent exposure, sodomy and having sex against the order of nature. They were harassed into signing false and self-incriminating statements and some of the 21 people interviewed by researchers also talked of being beaten by the police or prison wardens. Read More