Blog: Ugandan press finds unexpected ally in judiciary

6 Jul

Police confront Daily Monitor journalist Yusufu Muziransa. (Daily Monitor)

With a medical drip attached to his hand,
camped outside police headquarters along Parliamentary Avenue in Uganda’
capital, Kampala, William
was determined to get his video cameras back. Police had beaten
Ntege, a journalist with the private broadcaster WBS, and damaged two of his
cameras as he covered elections last year, according to local
.  “I am here for my two
cameras that were destroyed by the Ugandan police. We are fed up,” read a
placard Ntege held up to passing police and the public last week before being
invited in by the police for negotiations, according to local journalists. 

from Committee to Protect Journalists

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