Monthly Archives: August 2014

HRNJ-Uganda alert, legislator drags journalist to police over a bribery story

HRNJ-Uganda alert, legislator drags journalist to police over a bribery story

Kampala, 27th/August/2014; a Parliamentary reporter for Voice of Lango radio in Northern Uganda and Chimps Reports, an online publication, Dickens Okello has been quizzed by the police for about an hour over an alleged defamation case filed by the Aruu County Member of Parliament, Odonga Otto arising from a Facebook post. On August 11th,2014, Dickens

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Uganda Human Rights Commission starts hearing of a journalist case after three years.

Kampala, 21st/August/2014; Hearing of a complaint in which, Gideon Tugume, a journalist formerly working with Capital Radio, accuses the Uganda Police Force of shooting and causing grave injuries to him while covering the return of Dr Kiiza Besigye from Nairobi in May 2011 has kicked off Thursday August 21, at the Uganda Human Rights Commission

HRNJ-Uganda alert, two arrested over brutal assault of three journalists, four others remain at large.

Kampala, 20th/August/2014; Police in Uganda’s Capital Kampala have on 20th August, arrested two businessmen on charges of assaulting three journalists who were on duty on Monday 18th/Aug/2014 within the City Centre. The two, Ssembatya Edward and Mubiru Ibrahim are being detained at the Kikuubo police post. Journalists; Ronald Bukenya working with Joy FM radio, Zimula

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