The Rolling Stones

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...