Media rights groups condemn torture, detention of journalists in Uganda

Following the arrests and torture of some journalists in Uganda recently, many media rights groups have come out to denounce the growing harassment of the media and a “climate of fear” created by security agencies. The recent arrests and torture of several reporters and photographers in Arua and Kampala respectively highlight a disturbing trend towards […]

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Uganda: Attacks on Opposition Figures, Media: Widespread Protests Over Security Force Brutality During Campaign

Ugandan police and military leadership should immediately order a stop to attacks on the media and ensure that military and police fully respect and protect the rights of all protesters. On August 13, 2018, Ugandan police and military arrested and beat six opposition members of parliament, at least two journalists, and 28 other people in […]

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