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Uganda - Newspaper journalist granted conditional release after being attacked in prison

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders calls for the withdrawal of all charges against Daily Monitor correspondent Perez Rumanzi, who was released on bail on 17 May after spending a night in an overcrowded prison in the southwestern town of Ntungamo and being repeatedly beaten by fellow inmates. A judge had ordered Rumanzi placed in pre-trial custody for two weeks on 16 May after he failed to produce two people to stand surety for him. He is charged with “inciting violence” as a result of an argument (...)

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