Written by Instinct Staff | Wednesday, 16 December 2009
Updated, Thursday afternoon:
The BBC has issued an apology for yesterday's controversy, but doesn't understand what all the criticism is about.
"The original headline on our website was, in hindsight, too stark. We apologise for any offence it caused," the director of BBC World Service, Peter Horrocks, said in a blog on Thursday.
"It's important that this does not detract from what is a crucial debate for Africans and the international community.
"The program was a legitimate and responsible attempt to support a challenging discussion about proposed legislation that advocates the death penalty for those who undertake certain homosexual activities in Uganda."
The internet was rife earlier today with criticisms launched at the BBC...FULL STORY