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Seditious Material Conviction, Uganda

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 28 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies on what grounds Appollinari Kagwa Ddamba, acting editor of the "Uganda Express," has been sentenced to six months' imprisonment, the newspaper prohibited from publish- ing for six months and its printing presses confiscated for the same period.

Mr. Ddamba was convicted on four counts of printing and publishing seditious material in the "Uganda Express." My right hon. Friend understands that he is appealing.