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Police detains two journalists, as three others are assaulted on duty.

Nateete, 25th/July/2016; A Delta Television journalist Jamil Mukiibi was attacked by commercial motorcyclists (Bodaboda) as he covered a scuffle between two rival cyclists’ associations. He sustained several injuries and lost his property in the Sunday afternoon attack at Nateete, a Kampala suburb on 24th July, 2016. A section of commercial cyclists under their umbrella body

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Court sets hearing date for Criminal defamation case against journalist

Lyantonde, 21st /July/ 2016; The Magistrates Court in Lyantonde has today, 21st /July 2016, set 28th /July 2016, as a date for hearing the criminal defamation case against Sadati Waligo, a Red Pepper correspondent in Lyantonde District. Sadati is accused of publishing libellous material against the resident District Commissioner of Lyantonde, Sulaiman Tugaragara Matojo Ssalongo.

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Police Chief Kale Kayihura must stop blaming the media for the Pforce’ brutality

Press Statement: Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) with great concern condemn in the strongest terms, the ever growing tendency of the police leadership imposing unfounded accusations against the media whenever the force is reported about being engaged in unprofessional conduct in the course of its work. On 12th July 2016, police men, army and

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Police detains two journalists, as three others are assaulted on duty.

Nateete, 25th/July/2016; A Delta Television journalist Jamil Mukiibi was attacked by commercial motorcyclists (Bodaboda) as he covered a scuffle between two rival cyclists’ associations. He sustained several injuries and lost his property in the Sunday afternoon attack at Nateete, a Kampala suburb on 24th July, 2016. A section of commercial cyclists under their umbrella body

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AFEX Urges Sudanese Government to End Massive Crackdown on Free Speech

This Statement was originally published on africafex.org on 5th/July/2016. The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply concerned about the continued wave of attacks on freedom of expression in Sudan. Series of press freedom violations have been recorded in Sudan over the past years. Some of these violations include arbitrary arrest and detention of

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MEDIA FREEDOM IN AFRICA

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LIST OF HRNJ-UGANDA UPCOMING COURT CASES

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1 Uganda Vs Joram Mwesigye (Andrew Lwanga) Buganda Road Magistrates Court 26th/July/2016
2 Uganda Vs Nakwiya Rose (Sula Mukiibi) Kayunga Magistrates Court 27th/July/2016
3 Uganda Vs Jakisa Mungu & Ors Lira Magistrates Court 1st/August/2016
4 Uganda Vs Eddie Ssansa(Shamim Jjingo Nakawooya) Masaka Magistrates Court 3rd/August/2016
5 Uganda Vs Juma Segawa & Ors (Red Pepper Journalists) Buganda Road Magistrates Court 12th/August/2016
6 Legal Brains Trust Vs Attorney General High Court Civil Division 29th/August/2016
7 Ronald Ssembuusi Vs Attorney General East African Court of Justice 12th/September/2016
8 Mulindwa Mukasa Vs Julius Ceasar Tusingwire High Court Civil Division 21st/Jan/2017
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