Uganda social media tax: Activists arrested during protests

Demonstrations have been heavily restricted in Uganda since anti-government protests seen years ago.

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    Police in Uganda has fired tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating against new taxes, including a levy on access to social media apps.

    The move has provoked widespread outrage.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Kampala, Uganda.


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