Coincidence? Or a tragic example of the power of the press?

You may recall the controversy last fall when a newspaper in Uganda printed pictures of homosexuals in the country with “hang them” on the front page…


David Kato, an advocacy officer for the gay rights group Sexual Minorities Uganda, is the gentleman on the left in the newspaper above.

He’s dead.

Witnesses have told the BBC that “a man entered Mr Kato’s home near Kampala, and beat him to death before leaving.”

The police say the killing is unrelated to the “outing” campaign of the newspaper