Murder of Ugandan Prosecutor Joan Kagezi

In Statements by Admin

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice and our partners in Uganda are greatly saddened by the tragic news of the death of Joan Kagezi, Senior Principal State Attorney in Uganda, who headed the Directorate of Public Prosecution’s war crimes and anti-terrorism division.The Ugandan government has confirmed that Joan Kagezi was killed yesterday evening in Kampala by unidentified assailants, who opened fire on her while she was driving home from work. It has been reported that Joan stopped at a fruit stall on her way home and it was at that time that she was shot twice by gunmen on a motorcycle.  It appears that some of her children and possibly other family members were also in the car with Joan at the time of the attack.

Read the full statement of the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice.

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