Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Uganda - Ugandan authorities gag media in run-up to presidential election

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the government's intimidation of the media in the run-up to the 18 February presidential election. What with threats, arrests, media closures and seizure of equipment, covering the election is becoming almost impossible for news media that do not kowtow to the ruling party. In the latest incident, a BBC crew was held for four hours at a police station in the northern town of Abim on 6 February after filming a public hospital from the road. The police (...)

Read complete article
© Reporters without borders -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter