Victim(s), Age: 10 Unnamed persons

Location: Uganda

Date of incident: November 1, 2010

Incident: Harassed

Method: Names were published in a tabloid

Reason for incident: Perceived to be gay or lesbian

Perpetrator(s), Age: Rolling Stone magazine
Giles Muhame (editor)

Related incidents: 1st incident

Additional information
  • The article called for these people to be arrested and/or killed
  • The tabloid stated that the article was printed to make it easier for the authorities to find gay people since homosexuality is illegal in Uganda; we, however, believe that, at least in part, it was printed to give everyday citizens a license to attack gay people; it doesn't make sense to print it in a tabloid that can be viewed by any Ugandan citizen if it's only intended audience was law enforcement
  • This Rolling Stone magazine is NOT affiliated with the U.S. magazine of the same name!!!

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