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Court Battles

On-going and past court cases that have been filed by SMUG

Status: Filed

Kasha Jacqueline v Rolling Stone (2010)

Last Updated: Apr 30, 2021

Three Ugandan LGBTI activists file suit against Rolling Stone, a Ugandan magazine, for releasing pictures of 100 LGBTI Ugandans as well as some of their names. The article published by Rolling Stone called for the Ugandan government to hang LGBTI Ugandans so they do not “recruit” children.

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Status: Filed

Mukasa and Another v Attorney-General (2008)

Last Updated: Apr 30, 2021

Victor Mukasa, the founding chairperson of SMUG, sued the Ugandan government after himself and his guest were subjected to harsh and illegal treatment by government officials who claimed they were homosexuals.

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