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Leslie Lefkow
Leslie Lefkow is Horn of Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch.

Entries by Leslie Lefkow

Don't Let Homophobic Extremists Hijack Obama's Kenya Visit

(5) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 4:32 AM

How did a small, fringe group of homophobic extremists hijack media coverage of US President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya?

President Obama arrives in Kenya today for a business event - the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. He will also hold discussions with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Given the threat posed to...

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How Not to Address the Uganda Bombings

(6) Comments | Posted August 9, 2010 | 3:03 PM

Three Kenyans now sit in Ugandan custody, charged with terrorism for their alleged role in the twin bomb blasts that killed scores of World Cup soccer fans in Kampala a few weeks ago. It is unclear what relationship - if any -- these three might have had with Al-Shabaab, the...

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