Ugandan court dismisses case against activist Sam Ganafa

High-profile LGBTI rights activist Samuel K. Ganafa and three colleagues had been charged with “unnatural offenses,” a crime that is punishable by as much as a life sentence.

He was subjected to forced HIV testing and then, as the trial against him proceeded, the prosecution repeatedly requested delays.  On Oct. 8, nearly a year after his arrest, the prosecution asked for another delay, but the court has rejected the request and dismissed the charges. Read More