Ugandan lawyers have come out strongly in a bid to fight what they call colonial laws that they say suppress press freedoms which consequently affects their work.

Ugandan lawyers have come out strongly in a bid to fight what they call colonial laws that they say suppress press freedoms which consequently affects their work.

Member of Uganda Media Council Haruna Kanabi (left) and executive director the Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) Francis Gimara (right) in discussion with media and legal fraternity at a breakfast meeting in Kampala.

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About Human Rights Network For Journalists-Uganda

HRNJ-Uganda was established in 2005 by a group of human rights-minded journalists who developed a sense of activism amidst a deteriorating context due to glaring abuses targeting the media. The network gained formal registration as an independent non-profit and non-partisan media organisation in 2006. The identity of HRNJ-Uganda lies with its diverse membership across the board including the print and electronic media, freelance investigative journalists and individuals from other professions.
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