Author: Irakowze
Irakowze is a fashion stylist living in Kampala, Uganda. He is seeking international protection and resettlement because of constant attacks due to his sexual orientation, and recent changes in Ugandan laws that seek to re-criminalize homosexuality.

In this open letter, a Ugandan man who has been assaulted for being gay pleads to be resettled to a safe country. As in many African countries, homosexuality has been legislated against in Uganda; in 2009, one politician even attempted to introduce the death penalty. (More…)