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Court grants permission to serve NRM official in News Papers over assault case.

Court grants permission to serve NRM official in News Papers over assault case.

Masaka, 8th/June/2016; Court at Masaka has granted permission to serve the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party official through News Papers, to respond to a case where he was sued for assaulting a journalist in May 2015. Rogers Mulindwa, the Party Electoral Commission spokesperson was sued in March 2016 by a journalist, Eddie Bindhe of

Presidential guards mob up journalist covering scuffle of party members with police

Sembabule, 03rd/February/2016; A Radio Simba journalist, Margaret Kayondo was on February 1st, 2016, mobbed up by four army officers of the Special Forces Command at the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Presidential Candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni rally. The journalist’s tools of work were confiscated and material deleted. Kayondo was covering a scuffle between NRM supporters and

A Police officer arrested for assaulting a journalist.

Kampala,27th July, 2015;   Edward Tibamwenda, a police officer attached to Lungujja police station was on 24th July 2015 arrested  for allegedly assaulting a Vision Group Correspondent Frederick Kiwanuka  based in Luweero District. The Division Police Commander of Old Kampala Police Station (DPC)  Ochamuringa Emmanuel told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda that Tibamwenda was arrested on

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Journalist assaulted by suspects in the presence of police.

Entebbe, 15th /June/2015; Sulaiman  Mutebi, a journalist working with the Vision Group was on 15th June 2015 assaulted by two suspected land fraudsters at Kisubi police station in Entebbe, Wakiso District in full presence of police officers. Mutebi told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda that he was assaulted by some suspected land fraudsters who had

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