Alerts(2014) articles

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Uganda Human Rights Commission starts hearing of a journalist case after three years.

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Uganda Human Rights Commission starts hearing of a journalist case after three years.

Kampala, 21st/August/2014; Hearing of a complaint in which, Gideon Tugume, a journalist formerly working with Capital Radio, accuses the Uganda Police Force of shooting and causing grave injuries to him while covering the return of Dr Kiiza Besigye from Nairobi in May 2011 has kicked off Thursday August 21, at the Uganda Human Rights Commission

HRNJ-Uganda alert, two arrested over brutal assault of three journalists, four others remain at large.

Kampala, 20th/August/2014; Police in Uganda’s Capital Kampala have on 20th August, arrested two businessmen on charges of assaulting three journalists who were on duty on Monday 18th/Aug/2014 within the City Centre. The two, Ssembatya Edward and Mubiru Ibrahim are being detained at the Kikuubo police post. Journalists; Ronald Bukenya working with Joy FM radio, Zimula

HRNJ-Uganda alert, armed policeman assaults a journalist, as another survives a gun shot

Hoima, 24th/July/2014; On 23/July/2014 an armed policeman in Hoima assaulted Geoffrey Tumwesigye a journalist working for Bunyoro television and Liberty radio, accusing him of recording a scuffle between policemen and angry butcher men at Hoima Central market in Western Uganda, while another journalist Vincent Arinaitwe of Liberty FM radio, claimed being shot at as he

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