Sexual Assault by Ugandan Police Sparks Online Campaign

Almost 40 000 people have joined a global campaign on Change.org calling on the Inspector General of Police in Uganda to implement sexual abuse sensitivity training programs for the country’s police force after a Ugandan police officer grabbed the breast of popular female politician Ingrid Turinawe.
  • Uganda:   Signatures Stream in for Campaign Sparked by Viral Sexual Assault Video

    Change.org, 15 May 2012

    More than 39,000 people have joined a global campaign on Change.org calling on the Inspector General of Police in Uganda to implement sexual abuse sensitivity training programs for… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Police's Calling Is to Be Professional

    Observer, 24 April 2012

    Just when we thought enough had been said about Police brutality and the general downward spiral of the institution's public image, the cops did it again. A shameful police officer… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Teary Kampala Protestors Denounce Police

    New Vision, 29 April 2012

    Over 1000 peaceful protestors took to the streets in the outskirts of Kampala denouncing the Police force and other security agencies for inhuman treatment against suspects. Read more »

  • Uganda:   Kampala's Breast Woes

    New Vision, 2 May 2012

    Not many people knew who Barbara Alimadi was, but thanks to the happenings at the Central Police Station (CPS) on Monday morning, the whole world now knows who she is. Read more »

  • Uganda:   Did Bare-Chested Women Really Make a Point?

    Observer, 1 May 2012

    Anyone who claims to stand for women's rights should be riled by the way the police sexually molested Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)'s Ingrid Turinawe as they tried to arrest… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Nude Demos Bad for Country

    New Vision, 9 May 2012

    The memories of naked women activists' demonstrating at CPS may be slowly dissipating, but the image it created on the international scene about Ugandans is here to stay. Read more »

  • Uganda:   Breasts in Protest

    Observer, 24 April 2012

    How women planned bare-chest march: Watching a policeman sexually assault Ingrid Turinawe by squeezing her breast on television was a petrifying experience. Read more »

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