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Joshua Mujunga lying on a sick bed Photo credit: Emmanuel Magambo

Army on the spot again over beating a journalist covering protests resulting from arrest of MPs

Army on the spot again over beating a journalist covering protests resulting from arrest of MPs

Kampala, 31st August, 2018; Another journalist has suffered brutality at the hands of the army in what looks like a targeted attack against journalists covering protests related to the arrests and detention of opposition Members of Parliament who participated in the recent Arua Municipality by-elections. Today there were protests in Kamwokya against the decision by

James Akena a journalist with Reuters being assaylted by Army officers

Journalists covering anti Bobi Wine detention protests in Kampala arrested, assaulted by army and police

Kampala, 21st/Aug/2018; Journalists covering protests against the continued detention of the Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu also known as Bobi Wine have suffered the wrath of the army and police in what can be described as targeted attacks by the security forces. Journalists Ronald Galiwango and Juma Kirya of NTV, Julius Muhumuza

Security personnel order journalists to delete footage

Amuru, 13th/June/2017; A group of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, police officers and plain clothed men attacked three NBS Television journalists—Sabiti Joseph, Stephen Musoke and Bonny Ojok— on 12th June 2017 and ordered them to delete footage of the arrest of the locals in Pabbo subcounty, Amuru District. “We were at Pabbo subcounty covering the arrest

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Journalist assaulted by UPDF Officers.

Kalangala, 05th May 2015;  Twanika Kajubi, a reporter working with the Vision Group, attached to Bukedde  Television was badly beaten by UPDF officers attached to the Special Forces Command (SFC) in Entebbe. Twanika had gone to cover a story about illegal fishing at       Semuganja Island in Bufumira Sub-county, Kalangala district where the Kalangala district chairperson, Willy

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