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Strides of Hope in Uganda

Key Details

  • Region
    Africa
  • Themes
    Indecency / Obscenity, National Security, Defamation / Reputation

This paper discusses the legal and socio-political realities of Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Uganda. It explores the following questions; the enabling environment for enjoyment of freedom of expression in Uganda, the most important Court developments in 2014, the key issues addressed by Courts, decisions with the greatest influence, references to international or regional standards and cases to watch out for in 2015.

Authors

Catherine Anite

Senior Programme Officer, Media, Safety and Protection at ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa

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