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Seditious Article, Uganda (Convictions)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies, if his attention has been drawn to the publication of seditious articles in local vernacular newspapers in Uganda; and what legal action he proposes to take to punish the offenders.

One such article has come to my notice. In this case, the principal owner of the newspaper concerned together with the editor and the writer of the article were charged and convicted under the Criminal Code