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Ugandan Tik Toker jailed for insulting President

todayJuly 11, 2024 6

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A Ugandan court has sentenced a 24-year-old man to six years in prison for insulting the president and the first family through his video posted on TikTok. The BBC reports that Edward Awebwa was charged with hate speech and spreading “misleading and malicious” information against President Yoweri Museveni, First Lady Janet Museveni, and son Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who is the head of the military.

Written by: Tonata Kadhila

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