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  • Radio journalist's sentence galvanises call to end criminal defamation in Uganda
  • Radio journalist's sentence galvanises call to end criminal defamation in Uganda

    The Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda announces its resolve to fight criminal defamation legislation following the recent sentencing of journalist Ronald Ssembuusi. Ssembussi was ordered to pay a fine of one million shillings or serve a jail term over a story he aired about missing solar panels in 2011.

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