Alerts(2012) articles

Bail Application filed for committed journalist.

Kampala, 10th/Jan/2012; Augustine Okello, a radio presenter at Rhino FM (a branch of Top Radio) in Lira has applied for bail in the High Court in Kampala through his defence lawyer, Counsel Duncan Ondimu. Okello, who was committed to trial in the High Court on the 6th of January 2012, has been in detention for six months

HRNJ-Uganda condemns police for roughing up and denying justice to a journalist.

Lira, 06th. January.2012; The Human Rights Network for Journalist-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) is dismayed by the conduct of the Deputy Regional Police Commander (D/RPC) for Lango region in Northern Uganda, Alfred Tumure who roughed up a journalist and slapped him before deleting all materials from his photo camera.   Emmanuel Opio, the Daily Monitor correspondent based in

Journalist committed to High Court for trial

Kampala, 06th/Jan/2012; Augustine Okello, a radio presenter at Rhino FM (a branch of Top Radio) in Lira has finally been committed for trial to the High Court in Kampala after spending six months in jail. Okello a.k.a Rouks was kidnapped on the evening of 13th of July 2011 under unclear circumstances in Lira District after

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