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Statement by Robert Bank, President and CEO of American Jewish World Service (AJWS) on Holding the Ugandan Government and Police Accountable for Human Rights Violations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2016 We Must Hold the Ugandan Government and Police Accountable for Human Rights Violations Statement by Robert Bank, President and CEO of American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Background NEW YORK—On Thursday, August 4, police in Uganda raided a nightclub where an annual LGBTI pride celebration was taking place. In addition …Read More

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