Rolling Stone paper told to stop outing gays

The High Court in Uganda has ordered the Rolling Stone tabloid to stop publishing the names and photographs of people it says are homosexual.

The judge granted a request by gay rights group Sexual Minorities Uganda (Smug).

The group says some homosexual people were attacked after a previous issue.

Giles Muhame, editor of the two-month-old Rolling Stone paper, told the AFP news agency that he would defy the ban.

“We will publish more pictures but in a diplomatic way, so that we can dodge the law,” he said.

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