The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ........................................................................................ .i

APPROVAL .............................................................................................. .ii

DEDICATION .......................................................................................... .iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................. v

LIST OF STATUS ...................................................................................... ix

LIST OF ACRONYMS ................................................................................. x

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................. 1

1.0. General Introduction ..................................................................................................... 1

1. 1. Background ....................................................................................................................... 2

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1.1.1.Rights at Stake ................................................................................................................. 6

1.2. Objectives of the study ................................................................................................ 11

1.3. Research questions ...................................................................................................... 11

1.4. Scope of the study ........................................................................................................ 12

1.5. Literature review ............................................................................................................ 12

1.6. Hypothesis ....................................................................................................................... 12

1. 7. Statement of the problem .......................................................................................... 13

1.8. Purpose of the study .................................................................................................... 13

1.8.1.Documentary Review ................................................................................................... 14

CHAPTER TWO .......................................................................................................................... 15

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HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF PRESS AND MEDIA FREEDOM OF ONIN

UGANDA ........................................................................................................................... 15

2.0. Introduction .................................................................................................................... 15

2.1. General perspective of press freedom worldwide ............................................. 15

2.1. I.Origin of the press and press freedom in Uganda ........................................... 16

2.1.2.Freedom of Expression in Colonial Period .......................................................... 17

2.1.3.Freedom of Press in Post- Independence Uganda under Obote I Regime-

1962-1971 ........................................................................................................................ 20

2.1.4.Freedom of Press in Amin's Regime 1971-79 .................................................... 22

2.1.5.Freedom of Press in Obote II Regime .................................................................... 24

2.1.6.Freedom of Press during NRM era 1986 to the Present.. .............................. 25

2 .1. 7. Other restrictions and interferences on Freedom of Expression after

1995 to the present ...................................................................................................... 31

CHAPTER THREE ..................................................................................................................... 36

LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION ............................ 36

3.0. Introduction .................................................................................................................... 36

3.1. Constitution .................................................................................................................... 36

3.2. Relevant legal provision on protection of right to freedom of speech and

expression ........................................................................................................................ 37

3.3. The legislations that hamper fundamental rights and freedom ................ 38

3.3.1.The public order management Act 2013 ............................................................. 38

3.3.2.Anti-Homosexuality Act.. ............................................................................................ 38

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EVANGIRINE, B (2021). The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-uganda-police-force-in-enforcing-the-right-to-freedom-of-speech-and-expression

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EVANGIRINE, BIIRA "The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-uganda-police-force-in-enforcing-the-right-to-freedom-of-speech-and-expression. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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EVANGIRINE, BIIRA . "The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Jun. 2021. Web. 29 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-uganda-police-force-in-enforcing-the-right-to-freedom-of-speech-and-expression >.

Chicago

EVANGIRINE, BIIRA . "The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 29, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-uganda-police-force-in-enforcing-the-right-to-freedom-of-speech-and-expression