Tag Archives: NEWVISION

Vision group journalist released soon after Court Orders for his production.

Vision group journalist released soon after Court Orders for his production.

Kampala, 19th/February/2018; Vision Group journalist, Charles Etukuri has been released from detention soon after the High Court in Kampala had ordered the Director Internal Security Organisation Col. Kaka Bagyenda and the Security Minister Lt. General Henry Tumukunde to produce him in court on the 26th February 2018 at mid-day without fail. The journalist was unexpectedly

Uganda’ Attorney General, Internal Security Organisation draged to court over Vision Group missing journalist

  Kampala, 16th/February/2018; Following the continued disappearance of the New Vision journalist, Charles Etukuli, the Vision Group has run to court seeking an order that the Attorney General and the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) produce the journalist to Court without fail or release him unconditionally. The High Court in Kampala set the 19th / February/

Education official assaults journalist, admits damaging her camera

Mpigi, 30th /November/2015; Agnes Najjuma, a Vision Group correspondent in Mpigi District was assaulted by Tumwesigye Charles, the Principal of Nsamizi Institute of Social Development while covering a story involving a suspected thief who was being beaten by the students. Tumwesigye also destroyed her camera. Nsamizi Institute is a public institution, located in Mpigi district,

Journalists charged with criminal defamation, remanded to prison for declining to implicate their source

Kampala, 17th/August/2015; Four journalists were on 13th August, this year charged with criminal defamation at the Buganda Road court in Kampala. The four -two from a daily tabloid the Red Pepperand two others from the New Vision all denied the charges and applied for bail. The case was opened against the journalists by two city

A Police officer arrested for assaulting a journalist.

Kampala,27th July, 2015;   Edward Tibamwenda, a police officer attached to Lungujja police station was on 24th July 2015 arrested  for allegedly assaulting a Vision Group Correspondent Frederick Kiwanuka  based in Luweero District. The Division Police Commander of Old Kampala Police Station (DPC)  Ochamuringa Emmanuel told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda that Tibamwenda was arrested on

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 assaulted by suspects in the presence of police.

Entebbe, 15th /June/2015; Sulaiman  Mutebi, a journalist working with the Vision Group was on 15th June 2015 assaulted by two suspected land fraudsters at Kisubi police station in Entebbe, Wakiso District in full presence of police officers. Mutebi told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda that he was assaulted by some suspected land fraudsters who had

HRNJ-Uganda alert, commercial cyclist arrested over brutal assault of journalist

Kampala, 30th/October/2014: Police in Kampala arrested a commercial cyclist a.k.a bodaboda on charges of assaulting a Vision Group journalist Ismail Ddamba. He is being detained at Kitebi police station in Rubaga division, Kampala district. The suspect identified as Buyondo Huzair aged 35 years, a resident of Sserwadda zone in Kabowa, Rubaga division was arrested on