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“I want, like you, to steadily & surely offend anything that stands in the way of freedom, liberation, love, justice, truth, humanity. Let me be rude, let me be all these things, if all they are trying to say is that I am free, unbound”… h/t @miss_mumbz
Dr. Stella Nyanzi is a #Ugandan feminist and activist who was imprisonments for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina.… #FreeStellaNyanzi
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At her sentencing for harassing #Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni, feminist academic & activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi -who appeared via a screen - staged a nude protest & shouted “fuck you fuck you.” She is a revolutionary engaging in the “radical rudeness” of anti-colonial activists
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Stella strips in protest in Luzira prison via video link

Stella Nyanzi leaves in protest


Stella said they brought her to dock in prison to hear her sentence against her will.

Nyanzi has used nude prostest before to show her indignation. probably first time anyone has stripped in court to protest the justice system in Uganda


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#Ugandan feminist academic Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been found guilty of harassing President Yoweri Museveni. In a poem she posted on Facebook, she wrote about the president's late mother's vagina and wished Museveni had been poisoned in the birth canal.
Stella Nyanzi owned and took pride in offending dictator Museveni. Stella Nyanzi is a revolutionary.

#Ugandan feminist @RosebellK live tweeted Stella Nyanzi’s verdict hearing today and filmed Nyanzi’s powerful and defiant words.
Watch this: “I planned to offend Yoweri Museveni Kaguta because he has offended us for 30 plus years,” Stella Nyanzi via @tumwesigye_ #Uganda #PushForStellaNyanzi
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I am disappointed that you don’t find me guilty of offending the president. I plan to offend Yoweri Museveni Kaguta because he has offended us. Find me guilty of offending the dictator.”

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Proceedings from Friday’s cross examination of ASP Bill Ndyamuhaki by Adv. Derrick Bazekuketta, Legal Expert on Computer and the Law.

Cross examination of ASP Bill Ndyamuhaki continues by Adv. Isaac Ssemakadde.

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is back at Buganda Road Magistrates Court for the cross examination of ASP Bill Ndyamuhaki, the State witness.
Mr. Ndyamuhaki is a digital forensic analyst with @PoliceUg’s Cyber Crimes Unit.

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We are at Buganda Road Magistrates Court, court room no. 4. Mgr. Kamasanyu. Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s case is expected to be heard in Court Room No. 1.
@drstellanyanzi, a queer feminist writer, activist and research fellow at the Makerere Institute for Social Research is charged under Sections 24(1) & 24(2)(a) of Uganda’s Computer Misuse Act, 2011 for allegedly publishing Facebook posts with “obscene, lewd or indecent” language.
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Feminist scholar @drstellanyanzi will appear again in court on Monday on charges of “offending” #Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni and his late mother. Fuck civility. Fuck politeness. Tyranny and authoritarianism are not civil nor polite.
Nyanzi faces a 1 year prison sentence if convicted for posting a poem on Facebook wishing Museveni’s mother’s birth canal had poisoned him upon birth to save #Uganda from him. The poem ends with “You Should Have Died At Birth, Oh Dirty Delinquent Dictator.” #FreeStellaNyanzi
Read this by @MKSerumaga: “A controversial scholar attacks Museveni with her incendiary pen. She is accused of bad manners. But is she more badly behaved than a regime that peels away the skin of its people?”…
E Review. #FreeStellaNyanzi
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Fuck civility: feminist scholar @drstellanyanzi is on trial for “offending” Uganda's president, Yoweri Museveni. She is a proponent of "radical rudeness", a traditional Ugandan strategy for unsettling the powerful through the tactical use of public insult.…
Nyanzi was detained for 5wks in 2017 for calling Museveni a “pair of buttocks” - her least profane criticism of him. She currently faces a 1yr prison sentence if convicted for poem she posted wishing Museveni’s mother’s birth canal had poisoned him upon birth to save #Uganda.
Nyanzi’s next Court appearance is Dec 10. Her lawyer has said he hoped to be able to question President Museveni as "the first witness" to the alleged offences. "We're going to prepare to cross-examine the president on all matters concerning the vagina". #FreeStellaNyanzi
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