New York, May 25, 2011--Police raided the
offices of the independent, Luganda-language weekly, Gwanga, Tuesday, arresting two senior editors and two other staff members on criminal
libel charges, local journalists told CPJ. Twelve officers came to their
offices in a suburb of the capital, Kampala, arresting Managing Editor Kizito
Sserumaga, Coordinating Editor Alex Lubwaga, reporter Patricia Serebe and security
guard, James Lukyamuzi. Police released the journalists and their guard from
the Old Kampala Police Station at 8:30 p.m. on police bond. They reported back today, local journalists told CPJ.