Monthly Archives: December 2014

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Journalist asks Court to dismiss defamation charges against him.

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Journalist asks Court to dismiss defamation charges against him.

Kampala 16 /Dec./2014; Court at City Hall in Kampala has resumed hearing of a case in which a former Daily Monitor Journalist, Timothy Kalyegira Nyakahuuma is charged with defaming the President of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Through his lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi, Kelyegira prayed to court that criminal defamation charges brought against him

HRNJ-Uganda alert, journalist sentenced to jail over criminal trespass at Parliament

Kampala, 13th/December/2014; A City Hall Court in Kampala has sentenced a freelance journalist, William Ntege aka Buganda Kyumakyayesu to two months in prison on charges of criminal trespass and being a common nuisance at the Parliament of Uganda. Ntege had gone to Parliament to petition the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga over police brutality on journalists and

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