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Uganda

Human rights violations increase as Ugandans head to polls

Media Foundation for West Africa This statement was originally published on africafex.org on 17 February 2016. The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is alarmed at the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda ahead of the country's 2016…

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News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX
Posted:
19 Feb 2016

Uganda

Freedom of expression must be defended during Uganda's elections, says IFEX

The IFEX network calls on the international community to pressure the incumbent government of Uganda to end its crackdown on freedom of expression and assembly during the election period and beyond. ATTN: Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein United Nations…

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News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX
Posted:
17 Feb 2016

Burundi

Un caméraman et sa famille sont tués au Burundi

Le Burundi a connu des troubles lorsque le président Pierre Nkurunziza a annoncé en mai qu'il était candidat à un troisième mandat. La crise s'est intensifiée quand Nkurunziza a été réélu en juillet, avec des assassinats,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX
Posted:
16 Oct 2015

Uganda

Admit UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression, urges HRNJ-Uganda

(HRNJ-Uganda/IFEX) - Kampala, February 28th, 2012 - Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) is shocked by the Uganda government's rejection of recommendations made to it during the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPRM) to admit the UN…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX
Posted:
28 Feb 2012

Zimbabwe

Foreign newspapers to be banned

Alert - Zimbabwe SOURCE: Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA/IFEX) - 3 February 2012 - The Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) has reportedly enlisted the service of the police in a bid to stop foreign newspapers without local offices…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX
Posted:
06 Feb 2012

Uganda

Spotlight on human rights means no more hiding, says ARTICLE 19

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - 10 October 2011 - Uganda's human rights record will be reviewed on 11 October 2011 during the 12th Session of the Working Group on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council.…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Art. 19, IFEX
Posted:
12 Oct 2011

Sudan

More journalists hounded, prosecuted for covering human rights violations

(RSF/IFEX) - 18 June 2011 - Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns the disgraceful way the authorities are harassing and prosecuting journalists in Khartoum and the north of the country in an attempt to silence them and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX, RSF
Posted:
21 Jun 2016

Sudan

ANHRI condemns attack on Al Jazeera team in South Kordofan

Alert - Sudan 17 June 2011 SOURCE: Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI/IFEX) - Cairo 15 June 2011 - ANHRI has condemned the brutal attack by Sudanese security forces on an Al Jazeera team in South Kordofan state,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFEX
Posted:
17 Jun 2011