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Lango Journalists, Activists Demands Unconditional Re-opening of Unity FM social media 1 3 Top story

Isa Otto Amiza, the former Oyam South Member of Parliament and local activist in Lira town describes the closure of the station as illegal.
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300 Makerere Students Irregularly Awarded Marks member 1 Top story

In his October 8th letter to the 1st Deputy Vice Chancellor Dr. Okello Ogwang, the Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah notes that there was generally poor performance of students in course EHR 3102 Critical Thinking, a course unit under Bachelor of Ethics and Human Rights for semester one in the 2017/18 academic year.
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Court Dismisses Petition Seeking to Ban Polygamy human rights 1

In the petition, MIFUMI Project, argued that Polygamy violates the right to equality which is guaranteed to all persons by the constitution and that polygamy is discriminatory and undermines the status, dignity, welfare and interest of women because it doesnt allow one woman to marry more than one husband.
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Summary Executions, Hate Speech Rife in Burundi – Report sexual violence 1

We know that the form of executions has changed so theyre hiding the bodies there is every reason to believe that in a large number of cases, they are ending up dead, said Franoise Hampson, a member of the UN panel.
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Unwanted Witness Cautions Security on Internet Freedom robert kyagulanyi 2

In a statement posted on its website, Unwanted Witness Uganda expressed its displeasure towards the repetitive threats being issued by different security agencies targeting dissenting opinions on the internet following the arrest of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi and 33 other people in connection to the Arua municipality MP by-elections.
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Muslims Asked to Stay Away from Riots human rights 2

Sheik Wakinyakhaali asked religious and political leaders to create a conducive environment for all Ugandans to worship peacefully
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People-Power Leaders Seek International Probe on Arua Fracas uganda 1 2

The members of the pressure group told journalists in Kampala that the Ugandan government should be held liable for violating the rights of its people and sanctioning inhumane and degrading treatment against those in custody.
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Arua Arrests; Diplomats Asks Gov't to Respect Human Rights arua municipality 2 Top story

In a statement released this morning, the mission demanded that the Ugandan government shows the world that Uganda respects its constitution and the human rights of all of its citizens.
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Lawyers Condemn Unfair Treatment of Gulu Journalists kampala 1 2

The two journalists Willy Chowoo, of Choice FM and Jernan Loum, a former employee of Favour of God FM in Gulu Town are accused of defaming an American national Carole Ward, the Director of Favour of God Ministries.
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CSOs Pressure UN, Govt to Address Plight of Displaced Apaa Residents people 3 1 Top story

David Moses Okello, the Gulu Action Aid Cluster Manager, says they firmly support the continued stay of the displaced persons in United Nations Compound if their plight is not properly addressed.
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Horrific Acts by S. Sudan Govt May Constitute War Crimes – Report south sudan 1

In a report released on Tuesday, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, noted the deliberate and brutally violent targeting of civilians, particularly women and children, in April and May. According to the report, at least 120 women and girls were raped and those unable to flee were killed as part of a deliberate scorched earth policy that has displaced thousands of people.
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South African Court Yet to Hear Pato's Extradition Case home 1

Jane Kajuga, the spokesperson of the Directorate of Public Prosecution, says they are yet to receive communication on the date for hearing their application for extraditing the suspect. All I know is that the process is still ongoing. We are waiting for the extradition hearing, Kajuga told URN.
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UHRC: Security Operatives Using Vans, Private Residences for Torture report 5

Aliyo Natukunda, the Director Legal services at Uganda Prisons, says they are working hard to eliminate torture from the Prison facilities.
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DGF to Relax Funding Regulations local government 2 1

A civil society group was required to have been registered by the NGO Bureau for it to be eligible for funding under the second phase of the funding running for five years from 2018.
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