Continued Detention of Staff of Red Pepper Newspaper, Alarming– AFEX

    The Africa Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins its member, the Human Rights network for Journalists in Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) to denounce the continued detention of staff of the Red Pepper newspaper in Uganda. A Magistrate Court on December 6, 2017 adjourned the judgement on the bail application of the jailed journalists and directors of the newspaper to another two weeks. Presiding judge, Chief Magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda of the Buganda...