Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, President of one of the largest associations of Ugandan LGBT rights has received the Martin Ennals Award, the highest distinction by the 10 largest Humanitarian Organizations in the world. She was chosen among five nominees. Here, her Interview by 'True Heroes'.
She talks about homophobia in Uganda (homosexuality is forbidden by law), harassment of LGBT, her own harassment, the death of David Kato...
With this price, she is recognised as the most important Human Right defender of the year. It will certainly help LGBT people in Uganda and African countries. It is also a recognition for her permanent activism on LGBT Rights.
Kasha Jacqueline speaking at the March 2011 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, Africa and LGBT Rights session.
Wednesday, 4 May 2011