Salvation Army Worldwide Abuse Series, Part 1: Evictions of Disabled People in Africa:
“the Salvation Army connived with the Uganda Land Commission to take over their land. “
Current and former illegally evicted resident Disabled People of Color at Salvation Army Bell Shelter in Bell (Los Angeles County) California involved in Case BC619058, known as the Global Rape Case, (www.GlobalRapeCase.org) find similarities in the below news article in Africa with their situation.
“It’s alleged that the Salvation Army connived with the Uganda Land Commission to take over their land”
By Umaru Kashaka
KAMPALA - Persons with disabilities (PWDS) under their umbrella body, Abalema United Efforts Association, have protested the move by a Pentecostal pastor to evict them from 'their' land in Wandegeya, a Kampala suburb.
This association of over 27 members which has survived eviction on several occasions, on Monday staged a demonstration at the Uganda Land Commission offices in Kampala opposing the eviction by by Bishop Patrick Baligasima and Tirupati Company.
Lying in the middle of the road on Parliamentary Avenue with their placards raised in the air, the group blocked traffic for almost two hours, forcing Police to intervene by teargasing several of them.
A PWD lies beneath a police patrol Pick up in the middle of the road during the demonstration. PHOTO/Abu Mwesigwa
See more at: New Vision.