David Kato
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David Kato speaks in 2010 about homosexuality in Uganda

A Ugandan gay rights campaigner who last year sued a local newspaper which outed him as homosexual has been beaten to death, activists say.

Police have confirmed the death of David Kato and say they have arrested one suspect.

He told the BBC in 2010 about the pressures of being homosexual in Uganda.

  • 27 Jan 2011
  • From the section Africa