British Producer describes harsh detention conditions and deportation from Uganda

By Melanie Nathan, February 13, 2013. David Cecil has arrived in the United Kingdom after being deported from his home in Uganda, which he shares with his partner/wife and two small children, and who have now been left behind.  Cecil is not an LGBTI activist; he is the producer of a play, The River and … More British Producer describes harsh detention conditions and deportation from Uganda

David Cecil British Producer detained for Deportation from Uganda

By Melanie Nathan, Feb. 07, 2013.  3:00 am PST Updated: Feb 12, 2013 –  Sources in Uganda confirm that British play producer David Cecil was deported last night.  Also confirmed by  British foreign office spokesman who told the BBC that Mr Cecil was deported on Monday evening. “We are concerned that he was deported without … More David Cecil British Producer detained for Deportation from Uganda

Ugandan Court Dismisses Case against British Producer of Play Featuring Gay Character

By Melanie Nathan, January 02, 2013, 2:00 AM PST David Cecil the British play producer appeared in court today charged with ‘‘disobeying lawful orders’’ from the Uganda Media Council, which says he staged ‘‘The River and the Mountain’’ in Uganda’s capital last year despite orders to the contrary. All charges against the producer were dismissed. … More Ugandan Court Dismisses Case against British Producer of Play Featuring Gay Character

Uganda Free David Cecil Now | Censorship Prevails through Arrest of British Producer

by Melanie Nathan, September 14, 2012. While we call for the release of David Cecil, Radio one in Uganda is refusing to speak on the  air about the arrest of  the Ugandan based British producer of the play, “The River and the Mountain.”  And one will probably find the Ugandan media quiet on the subject.  … More Uganda Free David Cecil Now | Censorship Prevails through Arrest of British Producer

British Producer Arrested in Uganda

By Melanie Nathan, September 14, 2012. David Cecil,  the British producer of a play  in Uganda is in jail pending trial on charges that he had staged a play performed without official authorization.  Cecil appeared in court Thursday charged with ‘‘disobeying lawful orders’’ from the Uganda Media Council, which says he staged ‘‘The River and … More British Producer Arrested in Uganda