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Uganda President Challenges Free Speech on Social Media

In Uganda, a hateful message spread over the popular messaging platform Whatsapp has prompted debate over policing social media. President Yoweri Museveni has called for the creators of the message to be arrested, but some are saying prosecution could set a dangerous precedent. When a hateful audio message spread over Whatsapp, ridiculing the Bahima people of western Uganda, it sparked anger from President Yoweri Museveni. In response to the audio, Museveni released a nearly 15 minute...

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