Uganda police shut down Monitor

Daily Monitor Head office under police seige. Photo by Faisal Kasirye

What you need to know:

  • Nation Media Group chief operating officer Tom Mshindi said the action was very surprising in a country where core discussions on freedom of expression are lively.

The Uganda Police have closed down the Daily Monitor and its two sister radio stations, KFM and Dembe FM, declaring the newspaper’s premises a “scene of crime”.

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