Ben Byarabaha

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Ben Byarabaha

December 12, 2017 4:18 PM ET

Ugandan police arrested Ben Byarabaha, managing editor of the privately owned Red Pepper newspaper, on November 21, 2017 alongside seven of his colleagues. Three editors including Byarabaha, and five co-owners of Pepper Publications, the newspaper’s parent company, were on November...

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Uganda detains newspaper editors, directors, holds them without charge

November 22, 2017 2:47 PM ET

Nairobi, November 22, 2017--Ugandan authorities should immediately release eight employees of the national newspaper Red Pepper who are being held in government detention without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Newspaper editor interrogated in Uganda

June 21, 2017 4:54 PM ET

Nairobi, June 21, 2017--Ugandan authorities should cease investigation and intimidation of privately-owned daily newspaper Red Pepper editor Ben Byarabaha and four other publications, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Press trying to cover politics in Uganda face restrictions, attacks

January 15, 2016 4:37 PM ET

January 15, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned that journalists in Uganda are being prevented from freely covering Parliament and campaigning for next month's presidential elections. The government announced this week that journalists without a university qualification will be...

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Ugandan editors arrested for refusing to reveal a source

January 8, 2016 4:16 PM ET

Ugandan police on January 8, 2016, released two Ugandan editors after holding them without contact with the outside world for 24 hours for failing to reveal the source for a photograph published in their respective publications....

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