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Unknown Assassins Threaten to Shoot, Poison Masaka News Reporters

Suspected assassins have threatened to shoot, hack and poison at least 12 journalists working in Greater Masaka for their news reports. Some of the reasons for the death threats are: spying for Uganda Police, investigating their criminal acts, political and land reports, among other reasons. Those on the list include CBS FM

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Another Senior Police Officer Suspended, Replaced for Beating up Journalists

Police has started investigating circumstances under which its officer assaulted two journalists covering a Uganda Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) graduation on Tuesday. Assistant Superintendent of Police Moses Muhindo, the officer in charge of Nkozi Police Station in Mpigi District, is reported to have commanded and taken part in the beating up

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Police Officers, Crime Preventers Beat up Journalists, Destroy Cameras at UMU graduation

Barely a week after police officer Joram Mwesigye was convicted of battering journalist Andrew Lwanga, the force is again on the spotlight after police officers and crime preventers flogged journalists covering the 22nd Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) graduation on Tuesday. The beaten up reporters, New Vision reporter Mathias Mazinga and Bukeddee

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State House Asked to Investigate “Swindled” Museveni Donation to Battered Journalist Lwanga

 Journalists’ rights defender Human Rights Network for Journalists Uganda (HRNJ-U) wants State House and Police to probe claims by battered reporter of defunct WBS TV that he is yet to received part of President Yoweri Museveni’s and police pledges. On Tuesday, HRNJ National Coordinator Robert Ssempala said they were concerned after

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Former DPC Mwesigye Guilty of Assaulting Journalist Lwanga

Court has convicted former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye  for assaulting Andrew Lwanga, a freelance journalist that worked with the defunct WBS TV. Mwesigye has been sentenced to a year in jail or else he pays Shs 5m to Lwanga, a sentence journalists and human rights activits have criticised as so

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Sudanese Journalist Faces Death for her story on Condom Use

Al-Tayar daily newspaper reporter Shamail Alnour could face is the pressure by radical islamists and secularists on courts to charge her with apostasy for her story on condom use bears fruit. Alnour’s piece in the Al-Tayar elucidated on how the use of condoms could nip the majority muslim country‘s rising HIV/AIDs infections in

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