Safety and security of journalists

Safety and security of journalists at risk in most African countries which have had demonstrations and protests. Security forces assault, shoot, unlawfully arrest and detain front-line journalists who document brutal attacks on civilians.  In Uganda, more than 20 journalists have been targeted since the beginning of the ‘Walk to Work’ demonstrations protesting high fuel and commodity prices in April 2011. How can we put this to the attention of members to address it?


Posted on May 30, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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