Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sagal Salad Osman who was gunned down

Female journalist gunned down in Somalia

Female journalist gunned down in Somalia

This article was originally published on New Vision on 6th/June/2016 A female journalist was shot dead Sunday in the Somali capital Mogadishu, adding to the lengthening death toll among media in the violence-torn East African country, her colleagues said. Sagal Salad Osman, a presenter and producer for state radio station Muqdisho, was gunned down by

Court grants permission to serve NRM official in News Papers over assault case.

Masaka, 8th/June/2016; Court at Masaka has granted permission to serve the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party official through News Papers, to respond to a case where he was sued for assaulting a journalist in May 2015. Rogers Mulindwa, the Party Electoral Commission spokesperson was sued in March 2016 by a journalist, Eddie Bindhe of

A panel discussion between judciary,Uganda police, Uganda Human Rights Commission and the journalists in Western Region of Uganda. Photo:Magambo Emmanuel

Don’t relent your freedoms

Journalists and media practitioners should not surrender their rights by engaging in backdoor negotiations with their tormentors. “We should not relent on our freedoms, we should not go for back door settlements with our tormentors,” the Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda national coordinator, Robert Ssempala said in May 2016 during a three day journalists training