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Ugandan Journalists Protest Security Brutality

KAMPALA – Journalists in Kampala Monday walked out of a news conference after a top military officer refused to apologize for injuries meted on journalists covering the campaign trail Sunday. Instead, the police deployed heavily with officers saying they were scared journalists were going to harm them. On Sunday night, journalists received a text message […]

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Ethiopian Police Arrest Reuters Cameraman

NAIROBI – A Reuters cameraman, Kumerra Gemechu, was arrested in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Thursday and will be kept in custody for at least two weeks, his family said. He has not been charged. No reason was provided to the family for Thursday’s arrest, and police did not respond to Reuters’ requests for […]