Ugandan Journalists to be Charged with Treason
Eight Red Pepper journalists who were arrested on Tuesday are to be charged with treason, an offence punishable by death. It has been reported that the arrests were made in relation to a story which ran on November 20 about a plot to overthrow Rwanda's president Paul Kagame.
Observer, 24 November 2017
Police yesterday preferred unprecedented charges of treason, a capital offence punishable by death, against eight Red Pepper journalists who were arrested on Tuesday. Read more »
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Independent (Kampala), 4 December 2017
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Red Pepper's Chief Commercial Officer James Mujuni, centre, being dragged by security operatives on Tuesday November 21, 2017.
East African, 23 November 2017
Five directors and three editors of Uganda's Pepper Publications Group have been charged with treason, offensive communication and disturbing the peace of President Yoweri… Read more »
East African, 22 November 2017
Uganda police is yet to prefer charges against senior staff of the Red Pepper, a leading daily tabloid, a day after arrest by officers who raided and cordoned off their office in… Read more »
Uganda: Police Raid Red Pepper
Observer, 22 November 2017
An unknown number of counter-terrorism unit (CTU) police officers yesterday evening besieged the main office of Red Pepper Publications Limited in Namanve, Mukono district. Read more »
Monitor, 16 October 2017
Daily Monitor and Red Pepper editors have appeared at the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) for questioning over age limit budget story. Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 23 November 2017
Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their… Read more »
The Red Pepper newspaper editor has been interrogated by detectives on charges of offensive communication in stories about the Inspector General of Police General Kale ... Read more »