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Unity FM reopened after one month of shut down

Lira, 20th December, 2018; Unity FM radio based in Lira has been re-opened under stringent conditions after one month of closure. The radio was closed down on 17th November 2018 on allegations of inciting violence. The Unity FM Manager, Sam Atul told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda the re-opening was associated with very tough and

Unity radio in Northern Uganda remains closed, as police charges journalists.

Lira, 21st November, 2018; Unity FM radio based in Lira remains shut down since 17th November, 2018 when the Lira District Police Commander (DPC) Joel Tubanone stormed the Radio station with heavily armed police personnel and military officers, switched off the radio and picked six staff on allegations of inciting violence. On 17th November 2018,

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Unity FM reopened after one month of shut down

Lira, 20th December, 2018; Unity FM radio based in Lira has been re-opened under stringent conditions after one month of closure. The radio was closed down on 17th November 2018 on allegations of inciting violence. The Unity FM Manager, Sam Atul told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda the re-opening was associated with very tough and

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CPJ calls on Tanzania authorities to release staff Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo

This statement was orginally published on CPJ on 7 November, 2018 New York, November 7, 2018–Authorities in Tanzania should immediately release Angela Quintal, Africa program coordinator at the Committee to Protect Journalists, and Muthoki Mumo, CPJ’s sub-Saharan Africa representative, and return their passports, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officers who identified themselves as

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Threatening calls, Blackmail of journalists and Progress of the Army towards apprehending the soldiers who “molested” journalists

                                      28th/August/2018 Press Release Threatening calls: Human Rights Network for journalists-Uganda has received complaints from some journalists who covered the Arua by-elections alleging threats to their lives, accusing them of promoting the opposition. This is a very unfortunate development which is certainly intended to create fear within the media to shy away from giving the

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