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Uganda court orders anti-gay paper to shut: rights group

November 1, 2010
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[Giles Muhame said] “… the war against gays will and must continue. We have to protect our children from this dirty homosexual affront.”

A Ugandan newspaper that published names and pictures of what it said were homosexuals in Uganda and called on authorities to hang them has been ordered to cease publishing, a gay rights leader said Monday.

Frank Mugisha, chairman of the Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMU), said his group had petitioned the high court to order Rolling Stone to stop work because it was exposing innocent people to discrimination, ridicule, intimidation and possible violence.

“I feel enormous relief and happiness because we have received justice at long last. Rolling Stone won’t be on the streets anymore,” Mugisha said.  via Uganda court orders anti-gay paper to shut: rights group.

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