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Journalists charged with criminal trespass, released on bond

Mayuge, 23rd/February/2017; Two journalists, Dean Lubowa Saava and Fidel Arinaitwe, were on 23rd February 2017, arrested by Special Forces Command Unit for photographing the home of the head of the Shia Community in Uganda. The duo, from an Investigative media company Tazan Concept, were handed to police in Mayuge and charged with criminal trespass. They

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JOURNALISTS TRAINED ON ETHICAL CONDUCT AND PROFESSIONALISM

By Josephine Ndibalekara Over fifty Journalists in Central Uganda have benefited from a three day training on ethical conduct and professionalism organized by Human Rights Network for Journalists- Uganda. During the training, aimed at improving the ethical conduct, journalists were equipped with knowledge and skills about journalism ethics. The training that took place on 15th

Kabarole journalist detained, released without charge

Kabarole 16th /February /2017 Police in Fort Portal has released without charge a Kabarole Research Centre (KRC) FM radio reporter Nahwera Nicholas after 19 hours of detention. He was arrested on Tuesday evening on allegation of publishing a defamatory story. “I was called by the Officer In Charge, Kasusu Police Station on Tuesday evening to

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Police officer denies assaulting a journalist, describe the charges as false

Kampala, 08th/Dec/2016, The former Old Kampala Division Police Commander (DPC), Joram Mwesigye has on 07/Dec/2016, started his defence in a case of assault of a journalist and malicious damage to property. He denied the charges preferred against him, describing them as false and accusing the State of turning against him. During his unsworn testimony which

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20170216_123244

JOURNALISTS TRAINED ON ETHICAL CONDUCT AND PROFESSIONALISM

By Josephine Ndibalekara Over fifty Journalists in Central Uganda have benefited from a three day training on ethical conduct and professionalism organized by Human Rights Network for Journalists- Uganda. During the training, aimed at improving the ethical conduct, journalists were equipped with knowledge and skills about journalism ethics. The training that took place on 15th

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