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United Arab Emirates - Ugandan journalist's damning account of UAE media censorship

Reporters without borders
The Emirati English-language newspaper The National fired Ugandan journalist Yasin Kakande for writing an an autobiographical novel describing the conditions of migrant workers and media censorship in the United Arab Emirates. Kakande had worked for The National for six years when he was fired in April, a few months after the publication of his book “The Ambitious Struggle: An African Journalist's Journey of Hope and Identity in a Land of Migrants.” Contacted by Reporters Without Borders in (...)

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