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Social Media Critic Arrested in Uganda

In Uganda, an alleged government critic on social media has been jailed. Robert Shaka is charged with “offensive communication.”  The government alleges that Shaka, an information and security analyst, violated the Computer Use Act by posting statements about the president’s health status. Shaka has been posting criticism of the government on his Facebook account as Maverick Blutaski. However, the police suspect he is writing under the name Tom Voltaire Okwalinga [TVO]– a charge he...

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