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Instead of Democracy, Uganda Moves Toward Dictatorship Light

Instead of Democracy, Uganda Moves Toward Dictatorship Light

KALUNGU, Uganda — For eight hours, under a beating sun, thousands of people stood in an open field, waiting patiently. Their flagging spirits were instantly revived when a column of huge, freshly washed Toyota Land Cruisers rolled up, the shiniest things for miles. Soldiers fanned out as Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, who has been in […]

Uganda: Sterilisation of HIV-Positive Women

Uganda: Sterilisation of HIV-Positive Women

Kampala — Mayimuna Monica* has been living with HIV for over 10 years and wants to have a baby. But she can’t because her uterus was removed against her will at a government hospital where she had gone to deliver her last child now aged eight. “My uterus was removed in 2007. When I got […]