Rolling Stone

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Patrick Bond After the tragedy of Obama, the new World Bank president could well be a farce. It’s simply a matter of considering the underlying power relations. PART 1: BEFORE That 66th birthday month of his, March 2012, was auspicious for adding a little spice to his dreary life, but no, it just can...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 30th, 2011
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“I think I’ll be safer here at home” — those were some of the last words Julian Pepe heard from her friend and fellow gay rights activist David Kato. That night his head was beaten in with a hammer. “He just didn’t feel that he could leave his house anymore,”...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 28th, 2011
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Kampala – A Ugandan gay rights activist murdered after his photo was printed on the cover of a newspaper that called for gays to be executed was likely killed during a robbery, police said on Thursday. David Kato was one of three people featured in Uganda’s Rolling Stone newspaper in Octo...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 27th, 2011
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One of Uganda’s most high-profile gay rights activists has been bludgeoned to death in his home after winning a court victory over a tabloid that called for homosexuals to be killed. Witnesses reported seeing a man fleeing David Kato’s home in the capital Kampala, shortly before the activ...
By benim
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Jan 3rd, 2011
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A Ugandan High Court judge has ruled that media companies in the country should not publish the identities of people they say are homosexuals. The decision was described as a “landmark ruling” by gay rights activists. The case was brought against The Rolling Stone newspaper which last yea...
By benim
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Dec 1st, 2010
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This is scary, even by Ugandan standards. Remember earlier this Fall, when a publication in Uganda known as Rolling Stone (no relation to the U.S. magazine) published the names and faces of dozens of LGBT people in the country, under the caption of “Hang Them”? Turns out the editor of tha...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 1st, 2010
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A Ugandan newspaper that “outs” people it says are gay and has called for them to be hanged said on Tuesday it would use a two-week window before a court verdict on its activities to continue with its campaign. Three gay activists — two women and one man — who were featured in...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 23rd, 2010
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A Ugandan high court judge on Tuesday extended a ban on the publication in the media of pictures identifying people as homosexuals, sparking the ire of a leading anti-gay pastor. Judge Vincent Musoke-Kibuuka extended the ban at a Tuesday hearing in the case of homophobic tabloid Rolling Stone, which ...
By benim
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Nov 1st, 2010
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Kampala’s Rolling Stone published names, addresses and photos along with call for hangings. A Ugandan judge has ordered a Kampala newspaper to stop publishing photographs, names and addresses of gay people after a campaign group sought a legal injunction. Rolling Stone published a list of peopl...
By benim
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Nov 1st, 2010
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A second list revealing the names of ten allegedly gay and lesbian Ugandans has been published in one of the country’s tabloids. This is the second list of its kind to be published in Rolling Stone, a local Ugandan newspaper not affiliated with the US music magazine. The first article, publishe...