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Acholi MPs condemn brutality against journalists

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of the Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) have condemned the repeated brutality against media practitioners by state agencies and security personnel.   The MPs say that journalists and media practitioners are key in sharing information, awareness creation and speaking for the voiceless, something which makes them …

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US, European Union condemn attack on media freedom

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The U.S ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac has said government’s attack on the media is a step in a wrong direction. Malac, who was on Friday delivering a keynote address at a World Press Freedom Day national conference at Golf Course Hotel, said Uganda Communication …

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Break-in at Ugandan newspaper deals blow to media

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | The offices of Uganda’s leading private newspaper were ransacked overnight and all its computers stolen, its editor said Saturday, dealing a fresh blow to independent media in the country. “Almost all our desktops, a couple of laptops, cameras and hard drives were stolen,” said The Observer …

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