The country's media regulator has directed six television stations and seven radio stations to suspend their producers and heads of news and programs, alleging they breached standards by airing "extremist or anarchic messages" after reporting on opposition politician Robert Kyagulanyi's court case.
Ugandan Regulator Suspends Staff From 13 Outlets That Covered Bobi Wine
CPJ, 2 May 2019
The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Uganda's media regulator to immediately rescind an order yesterday suspending staff from 13 radio and television stations in… Read more »
Govt Clamps Down On Journalists for Reporting On Bobi Wine Case
Deutsche Welle, 2 May 2019
Uganda's communications commission has suspended over 30 journalists for their roles in reporting about the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. He faces trial for staging a… Read more »
Uganda's Continued Attempts to Gag the Media
HRW, 2 May 2019
On April 30, the director of Uganda's media regulatory authority, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), directed a Kampala-based television station to suspend three of its… Read more »
Regulator Orders Media Bosses Suspended
Nation, 2 May 2019
With only few hours to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day, media houses and journalists in Uganda may have little or nothing to celebrate about. Read more »
Bobi Wine - UCC Orders Suspension of 39 Journalists At 13 Media Houses
Observer, 1 May 2019
Telecommunications regulator, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has ordered for the immediate suspension of 39 producers, heads of programming and heads of news. Read more »
There was an international outcry when a video of soldiers beating up a Reuters photojournalist who was covering a demonstration supporting detained Bobi Wine. In 2016 a press ... Read more »
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