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Monday, September 24, 2012

Uganda Arrests, Jails British Man For Presenting Play With Gay Theme

Ugandan authorities arrested and jailed producer David Cecil for staging a play about gays without official permission, according to CNN.  They released him after four days, and he is scheduled to appear in court in October. Homosexual acts are illegal in Uganda; a few years ago one Uganda legislator introduced a bill to make homosexuality punishable by death, but that move was finally abandoned this year.

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