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November 21, 2013

Ugandan Activist Allegedly Given HIV Test Without Consent

Samuel Ganafa, executive director of Spectrum Uganda Initiatives and board chairperson of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), allegedly was arrested and had his home searched without a warrant, according to a Spectrum Uganda statement. The group also claims that he was given an HIV test without a court order or his consent. A man named Disan Twesiga alleges that Ganafa gave him HIV. Spectrum Uganda claims this incident is part of a series of arrests targeted against LGBT people in the country.

To read the statement, click here.

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