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Caroline James

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SALC in the News: Museveni vs the People: elections in a time of social media

In Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni has just been re-elected president, marking 30 years in power. In an election marred by disturbances including the repeated arrest of main opposition leader Kizza Besigye, something that drew attention on polling day was the shutdown of all social media and mobile money sites. This…
Caroline James
3 Mar 2016
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DISCUSSION ON THREATS TO MEDIA FREEDOM IN SOUTHERN AFRICA – THE USE OF CRIMINAL DEFAMATION AND OTHER MECHANISMS TO SILENCE JOURNALISTS.

Right 2 Know (R2K), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), and the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI), in collaboration with the Wits Journalism School, present a discussion on: “Threats to media freedom in southern Africa: The use of criminal defamation and other mechanisms to silence journalists.” 7 September 2015, 10h30 –…
Caroline James
31 Aug 2015