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Police quizzes, detains top newspaper editors incommunicado over publication of missing presidential candidate aide’s ‘body’

Police quizzes, detains top newspaper editors incommunicado over publication of missing presidential candidate aide’s ‘body’

Kireka, 08th/January/2016; Ugandan police on 7th /Jan/2016, detained the Managing Editors of the Red Pepper and its sister paper Kamunye Ben Baryabaha and Mubiru Dickson respectively after a six hour interrogation over publication of a dead body presumed to be of one Christopher Aine that appeared in both publications on 7th/Jan/2016. By the time HRNJ-Uganda

HRNJ-Uganda alert, police detain journalist for photographing a suspect at court

Kampala, 19th/June/2015; a court reporter working with the Vision Group, Betty Amamukirori was on  18th June, arrested by the police at the Anti-Corruption Court in Kololo, a Kampala suburb  for photographing a suspect during a court break. She declined to delete the said photos, and later released without a charge. Betty told Human Rights Network

HRNJ-Uganda alert, journalist detained over minister story

Kampala, 19th/May/2015; A Red Pepper journalist, Alex Bukhumune was arrested and detained on 19th of May 2015 for investigating a story involving the State Minister for Energy, Ronald James Du’janga. He was later released at about 7:00pm on charges of threatening violence. Bukhumune was first arrested on 15th/May/2015 by Kabalagala police officers and charged with

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