Covid-19: Media condemns latest assault of journalists

Beaten. An LDU member whips a man in downtown Kampala on March 26. Some LDU members have resorted to brutality while enforcing government’s measures against Covid-19. PHOTO BY ALEX ESGALA

What you need to know:

  • Hindrance. The broadcasters say the harassment of journalists will jeopardise their sensitisation drive against the coronavirus disease.
  • But NAB says this statement by the minister was not considerate of the journalists in broadcasting and those in print media who report to work earlier than the 6:30am curfew lifting time and also leave work later than 7pm.

Media house owners under their umbrella body the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) have condemned the latest beating of journalists by security forces.

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