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STOP POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST JOURNALISTS AND OTHER CITIZENS

STOP POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST JOURNALISTS AND OTHER CITIZENS

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, Parliament, UGANDA, UPPA
PRESS STATEMENT Please download UPPAPS Police officers who had yesterday blocked presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi at Ngeta in Lira for more than 7 hours assaulted journalists and left many with injuries. The journalists include, Moses Waisswa of Busoga one FM, Batte Ssesanga of BBS Terefayina, John Cliff Wamala of NTV and David Tamale of Bukede TV. Some of the journalists were hospitalized in critical condition.   On November 12, 2020, a group of stick-wielding men who some people suspect to have been state agents, assaulted NBS journalists who had been covering Kyagulanyi, vandalized their car and stole their gadgets including cameras and laptops.   On November 18, 2020 Ghetto TV journalist Ashiraf Kasirye was left unconscious after being pepper...
CCEDU Condemns violence and brutality against the Opposition at the Nominations

CCEDU Condemns violence and brutality against the Opposition at the Nominations

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, Electoral Comission, INTERNATIONAL, POLITICS, UGANDA, UN Women, UPPA
By Charity Kalebbo Ahimbisibwe Executive Director Citizens Coalition For Electoral Democracy in Uganda. Patrick Amuriat Okoboi-Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) without shoes being escorted to be nominated by the Police. Rober Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) National Unity Platform Candidate  being blocked by Security forces from accessing his supporters  at his home in Magere after being nominated. Patrick Amuriat Okoboi-Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) without shoes being escorted to be nominated by the Police. Rober Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) On November 3, 2020, the Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) noted with concern the high-handed nature with which the Uganda Police Force (UPF) handled the opposition candidates and supporters ...
UPPA SWEARS IN NEW OFFICE BEARERS   AS SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT KADAGA TELLS JOURNALISTS TO  Cover THE ELECTORAL PROCESS POSITIVELY.

UPPA SWEARS IN NEW OFFICE BEARERS AS SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT KADAGA TELLS JOURNALISTS TO Cover THE ELECTORAL PROCESS POSITIVELY.

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, Electoral Comission, EUROPEAN UNION, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA, UN Human RiGHTS, UPPA
As the country gears up for the 2021 general elections, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has reminded journalists of their role in sensitising and mobilising voters to shape the electoral process positively. “The media can promote free and fair elections through civic awareness, publicising electoral laws, exposing electoral malpractices, fact checking political statements and giving analysis to enable voters make informed decisions,” she said. Hon Safia Nalule (R) with the EU Head of Mission, HE Pacifici at Parliament.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. This was contained in a speech delivered on her behalf by Parliamentary Commissioner, Hon Safia Nalule during the swearing in of the new executive of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA). The event also ha...
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