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Imam in Uganda is mocked for mistakenly marrying a man

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A gay rights activist in Uganda says criticism of a local imam who unknowingly married a man in a Muslim ceremony highlights intolerance in the East African country.

The imam, who says he did not know his partner was male, has been suspended from clerical duty and his partner charged with committing an "unnatural" offense.

On social media, many Ugandans have mocked the imam as a suspected homosexual who is not being truthful.

Frank Mugisha, who runs the g...