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Uganda Tightens Clampdown on Media

Expand Media and members of Uganda's Human Rights Network for Journalists struggle with police as they protest outside the Daily Monitor newspaper head office, May 28, 2013. (File) © AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie   Uganda is once again targeting media outlets it believes to be critical of the government. Last week, Uganda’s media regulatory body, the Ugandan Communications Commission (UCC), accused 13 radio and television stations of violating broadcasting standards over their coverage of opposition groups. It directed five of the media outlets to explain why their licenses should not be suspended,…

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