State should stop muzzling free press - Monitor Editors

Monitor Executive Editor Simon Freeman (R), News Editor Alex Atuhaire (C), and Managing Editor Don Wanyama at Monitor Publications Ltd headquarters yesterday as police conducted their search of  the premises.  PHOTO BY FAISWAL KASIRYE

KAMPALA. A free press is an essential part of a democracy. It is not a luxury. A free press holds the powerful and the wealthy to account. It asks questions. It investigates. It defends the weak. The press is not perfect.

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