Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi says she suffered miscarriage in jail

What you need to know:

  • She has been in remand at Luzira Prison since November last year on charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication against President Yoweri Museveni.
  • Dr Nyanzi was fired from Makerere University last month in a massive ‘staff reshuffle’ that saw 45 senior academic staff shown the door.

Former Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi told a Ugandan court that she recently suffered a miscarriage while in jail.

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