Ugandan paper publishes list outing 'top' gays in country

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October 20, 2010 17:05

 
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A Ugandan newspaper has publicly outed the "top" gay and lesbians in the country in a recently published list.

Earlier in the month, Rolling Stone newspaper (no affiliation with the famous US magazine).  The paper's list featured 100 photos of gays and lesbians throughout the country and next to the list was a a yellow strip with the words "Hang Them" written on it.

The Rolling Stone is a fairly new publication under the management of Giles Muhame, a Ugandan journalist. Rights activists say that at least four homosexuals have been attacked since a Ugandan newspaper published the article in question.

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