Condolence Message on the Death of Senior Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi

On behalf of the U.S. government, U.S. Mission Uganda extends our deepest condolences to the children, family, and friends of Senior Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi.  She will be remembered as a brave and tireless promotor of justice, dedicated to ensuring peace and stability in her country.

The United States reiterates its support for the Ugandan government’s efforts to combat international terrorism, in which Joan Kagezi played a leading role. We deplore this senseless act of violence and cowardice and join Ugandans in mourning the loss of this heroine in the forefront of the fight against crime and terrorism. We stand in solidarity with Ugandans and the Ugandan government as they seek to bring to justice the perpetrators of this heinous crime.