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Tributes to ‘brave’ gay rights campaigner David Kato

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  1. Thanks Jessica.

    Deepest sympathy to David’s family, loves ones and friends.

  2. Tanya Laura Pope 28 Jan 2011, 2:53am

    all our harts go out to Davids family loved ones and friends;
    the love you gave in life to so many people,wii you in there harts

    Lady Tanya

  3. thinking of Davids family at this difficult time and respect for what he achieved.

  4. Bill Perdue 28 Jan 2011, 7:46am

    RIP David.

    We mourn the loss of your voice.

  5. Sad thing to happen. Beaten to death simply because you believe in the right of everyone to live without harm or discrimination. Animals have more compassion for each other that the person (or people) who did this.

  6. How could the police know so quickly that the motive was robbery?

  7. “How could the police know so quickly that the motive was robbery?”

    I’m guessing that this is their preferred “motive” as the obvious one, and hence the most likely one, of homophobic murder does them damage internationally.

  8. dave wainwright 28 Jan 2011, 8:50am

    I feel such sadness at hearing this news, he is free now of fear and his name will live with us forever , a very brave man and a hero of human rights , my sincere condolences to his family and friends who are many x RIP DAVID KATO , I salute you xxx

  9. Evangelical (so-called) Christians have a lot to answer for.

  10. Dan Filson 28 Jan 2011, 9:30am

    It looks like a case of ’round up the usual suspects’ Who knows, but I think this is actually state-inspired assassination.

    An assAult on one of us is an assault on us all, discrimination against one of us is discrimination against all.

    We SHALL overcome some day.

  11. Deeply humbling to see the sacrifices made by the likes of David Kato to the cause.
    In the UK it’s easy to get complacent about equality when the most opposition we get is the occasional fundamentalist wingnut like Stephen Green and the only remaining political hurdles are equal marriage and adoption rights.
    Far tougher to fight an entire political establishment which wants you dead.
    I hope the next generation of Ugandan gay rights activists are as brave as David Kato, and hope they fare better too.

  12. Thank you David

    Rest in PEACE

    xxx

    Stephen

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