Monthly Archives: February 2012

HRNJ-UGANDA 2011 REPORT: MEDIA FREEDOM IN UGANDA IS SHRINKING AND SINKING

HRNJ-UGANDA 2011 REPORT: MEDIA FREEDOM IN UGANDA IS SHRINKING AND SINKING

Kampala, 08th/Feb/2012; A Press Freedom Index Report released by the Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-UGANDA) has indicated that the space of the media in Uganda is rapidly shrinking and sinking due to increasing levels of attacks by especially the police The report released in Kampala documented 107 cases of attacks on journalists in 2011

HUMAN RIGHTS BODY STARTS HEARING JOURNALISTS CASE OF ATTACK BY BLACK MAMBAS

Kampala, 08th/Feb/2012; The Uganda Human Rights Commission has started hearing of a case filed by journalists five years ago. Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) petitioned the Uganda Human Rights Commission alleging violations of freedoms and rights by security operatives during the infamous High Court siege in a scuffle to re-arrest the People’s Redemption Army

COURT ACQUITS DAILY MONITOR EDITORS.

Kampala, 07th/Feb/2012; Court in Kampala has thrown out a case of forgery against the Daily Monitor Managing Editors, Daniel Kalinaki and the political editor Henry Ochieng, on grounds that the prosecution failed to adduce sufficient evidence to sustain the charge.   “Clearly the accused were charged in court for publishing misquotations, and from the foregoing, I

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