Diplomats condemn order suspending Ugandan journalists

FILE PHOTO: Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine addresses a news conference at his home in Kampala, Uganda September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Newton Nambwaya/File Photo

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Diplomats and rights groups condemned Ugandan authorities on Friday for ordering the suspension of more than 30 senior journalists after TV and radio stations covered protests by supporters of a pop star turned politician. Uganda’s press regulator told 13 local media groups on Tuesday to suspend news editors, producers and programme directors, […]

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