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(L-R) Daily Monitor’ Executive Editor, Charles Odoobo Bichachi with his lawyer James Nangwara outside Media Crimes Unit at the Criminal Investigations Department in Kibuli Photo credit: Emmanuel Magambo

Police quizzes and charges newspaper editors over Presidential Age Limit stories

Police quizzes and charges newspaper editors over Presidential Age Limit stories

Kampala, 16/ October/2017; Two Ugandan newspaper editors quizzed by the police’ Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over age limit budget stories. Daily Monitor’ Executive Editor, Charles Odoobo Bichachi and Red Pepper’ Deputy News Editor Kintu Richard were on 16th Oct, 2017 quizzed for over three hours each. They were both charged with ‘Offensive Communication/ Libel’ and

(L-R)Daily Monitor Lawyer James Nangwala, company Secretary Timothy Ntale, Alex Atuhaire (victim) and HRNJ-Uganda National Coordinator Robert Ssempala outside the CIID headquarters/ Photo: Alex Sagala

HRNJ-Uganda Alert; Police quiz associate Daily Monitor Editor over a news story on Western Uganda Killings

Kampala, 05th/May/2016; The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CIID) on May 4th 2016, interrogated Daily Monitor’s Associate Editor, Alex Atuhaire for about three hours over a news story published in the daily paper on April 5, about the mass killings in the Rwenzori sub-region, in Western Uganda. This was after the Defence Minister, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga reported

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Journalist charged with dissemination of false news.

Bushenyi, 24th April 2015; Zadock Amanyisa, a Daily Monitor correspondent based in Bushenyi was on 22nd April incarcerated and charged by the police for allegedly disseminating false news. The journalist reported a story on the same day titled “Let us return to Obote’s security system”. The story quoted the security minister, Mary Karooro Okurut as

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Journalist asks Court to dismiss defamation charges against him.

Kampala 16 /Dec./2014; Court at City Hall in Kampala has resumed hearing of a case in which a former Daily Monitor Journalist, Timothy Kalyegira Nyakahuuma is charged with defaming the President of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Through his lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi, Kelyegira prayed to court that criminal defamation charges brought against him

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