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Uganda: Activists arrested as disturbing crackdown on media continues

Headline Title:  Uganda: Activists arrested as disturbing crackdown on media continues 24 May 2013 The Ugandan authorities must end an attack on freedom of expression that has left several media outlets shut by security forces for a fifth day, Amnesty International said today after several activists were arrested for protesting against the crackdown.Armed police closed two newspapers and two radio stations on 20 May, after they reported on an alleged government plot to assassinate politicians opposed to President Yoweri Museveni’s son taking over when his father steps down.Riot police…

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