In East Africa, South Sudan and Burundi were the worst performers followed by Uganda and Kenya, while Tanzania and Rwanda came top of the EAC countries. In terms of raking, Uganda moved down two places to 144th from the 2020 ranking.
The cases included the violation of rights to personal liberty for persons detained beyond 48 hours, violation of the right to freedom from torture, cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment and punishment and violation of the right to life.
Rose Aloyo, a resident of Aringoyon village says that in December 2021, she requested the village chairperson to allow her to cut trees and burn charcoal to raise fees for her six children and he accepted. But when she went to start the work, the soldiers deployed to guard the ranch asked her to pay 270,000 Shillings before felling trees, plus 20,000 Shillings every day as fees for the machine she was going to use.