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Police Investigates ‘Propagandist’ Uganda Independence Movie

The Movie police says has propagandist messages

Police have commenced investigations into a movie making that is being sold in Kampala purportedly showing the journey Uganda has moved since independence.

Addressing journalists on Monday afternoon, viagra http://ddc.com.sa/components/com_k2/views/item/view.json.php police spokesperson Fred Enanga said the movie titled ‘The Journey of Uganda’ was produced by ‘Twelwaneko Group’ and is being distributed in many areas in the city centre. Enanga says the movie contains propagandist messages.

“We have confiscated CDs of the movie that were being distributed in city centre areas of St. Balikudembe, adiposity Kikuubo, advice Old and New taxi parks among other areas. We have got calls from many members of the pubic expressing concern over the film which they say has elements of violence and spreads propaganda,” Enanga said.

“It is currently being examined by our cyber-crime specialists who will establish whether it was classified by the Censor Board at the Uganda Communication Commission.”

The cover of the movie that Chimpreports has seen has portraits of past Ugandan President Sir Edward Muteesa, Idi Amin Dada and Apollo Milton Obote and the current President Yoweri Museveni.

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The cover also shows the Uganda House and Crested Towers among other city buildings.

This website has separately been informed that the authors of the said movie in a bid to discredit the ruling NRM group duplicated a documentary showing the achievements of current regime.

Chimpreports has also learnt that officials from government at first gave a go-ahead to the movie which they thought was only highlighting the journey that the country had treaded and the achievements but were later alerted of the propagandist motive of the movie and had to step in against it.

The 3 hour movie shows scenes of violence in which the authors call upon the public to use violence to take back their ‘country’ and is being distributed in areas like markets and garages.

“We call upon anyone who has received the video or has any information which could assist in investigations to contact us or pass it in confidence,” Enanga urged.

 

 

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