John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on HBO, hit Uganda hard last night by exposing the origins of their recent brutal crackdown and treatment of Uganda’s LGBT community.
The recent explosion in homophobia and anti-gay violence can be traced back to anti-gay American Evangelical groups who have been spreading homophobia across the African continent like a deadly virus.
“Calling Uganda’s laws ‘harsh’ doesn’t really do them justice,” Oliver sneered. “That’s like calling Stalin ‘a bit of a grump’…Or the Titanic a ‘disappointing vacation.’”
Watch the segment below: