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Mwenda v Attorney-General

Geographic relevance: Uganda

Language: Inglés

Data type: Legal citations

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Facing restrictions on free speech and the imprisonment of government critics, the Ugandan Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right to freedom of expression. The court set out wide protections for the right to freedom of expression, preventing government from making further restrictions in the future, and ordered them to stop criminal prosecutions of political speech.

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