Dr. Stella Nyanzi

Stella Nyanzi | Status: In Exile | Uganda

Jump to: Case Background Case Updates In Their Words Dr. Stella Nyanzi, a Ugandan medical anthropologist, activist, and writer, was convicted after writing and posting a poem online, in which she criticized Ugandan… More

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

In late December 2021, novelist Rukirabashaija was detained for a month on charges of “offensive communication” over tweets criticizing President Museveni and his son. After his release, he fled… More

Allinda Michael Ziggy Wine

Ziggy Wine was kidnapped in July 2019; his mutilated body was found one week later and he died in hospital shortly after. His family believes the state played a… More

David Mugema

Mugema, a musician and activist, was arrested on December 5, 2017 for the dissemination of his song "Wumula," seen as offensive to President Yoweri Museveni. He was released on… More