Why You Should Care About Slain Ugandan Prosecutor, Joan Kagezi

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Written by Keren Mikva

On March 30, 2015, Ugandan prosecutor Joan Kagezi was shot while traveling home to the Kampala suburb of Jajjera. The circumstances surrounding her death and the high-profile cases she was involved with at the time got international attention. The talented attorney is being mourned by those who knew her and admired her work and dedication to justice. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Here are 12 reasons you should care about slain Ugandan prosecutor Joan Kagezi.

Sources: VitalVoices.org, Monitor.co.ug, UgandaRadioNetworl.com, LongWarJournal.org, AllAfrica.com, BBC.com