Taxes curtailing Ugandans’ digital rights

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Uganda’s Computer Misuse Act remains “key impediment to freedom of expression”

Uganda’s Constitutional Court outlaws Section 25 of Uganda’s controversial Computer Misuse Act for its violation of civil liberties and contravention of constitutional guarantees.

Son of Uganda’s President Museveni threatens to crush journalists

General Muhoozi Kainerugaba accuses journalists from Ugandan publication ‘Daily Monitor’ of being “terrorists”, and threatens to deal with them in vituperative tweets, which are later deleted.

Uganda’s parliament passes draconian law despite strong objections

Submissions on the implications on freedom of expression and privacy fell on deaf ears, as Uganda’s parliament passes what CIPESA describes as a regressive law on the misuse of social media and hate speech.