Wednesday, 2 January 2013

British movie producer escape sentence in Uganda for gay issues

A Ugandan court has dismissed the case against a British theatre producer who faced two years in jail for staging a play about homosexuality.

British theatre producer David Cecil was arrested for staging a play about a gay man despite a temporary ban by Uganda's media authorities

David Cecil was charged with "disobeying lawful orders" from Uganda's media council after performances of the play went ahead despite intervention from the regulators.

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