Uganda: Gay Outings By Media Illegal, Says Court

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s High Court has ruled that the media should not publish the names and photos of gay Ugandans following a vitriolic campaign in the east African country which urged citizens to hang those featured.Justice Kibuu…

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s High Court has ruled that the media should not publish the names and photos of gay Ugandans following a vitriolic campaign in the east African country which urged citizens to hang those featured.

Justice Kibuuka Musoke on Monday ordered Uganda’s Rolling Stone magazine to pay $650 in damages and court costs for each of the three activists who sued the magazine. Musoke also ordered a permanent injunction preventing the magazine from publishing any further names of men or women accused of being gay.

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