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11:43
11:43

Human Rights Body Wants Journalists Compensated for Torture

The UHRC condemned the actions of the officers who were seen beating up journalists and other people when NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu went to deliver his petition to the UN agency, over alleged violations of human rights. The commission expresses exceptional concern over the recent media reports showing a blatant violation of the rights of journalists and other people by some errant security officers", says a statement.
17:57
17:57

Kadaga Upset by Delayed Appointment of Human Rights Commission Chairperson Uganda Law Society 6 1

Since the previous chairperson of Uganda Human Rights Commission Medi Kaggwa passed away in November last year, no replacement has been appointed, even as the Speaker of Parliament has reminded the president several times
07:43
07:43

Chief Justice Questions Conduct of Security Forces in Enforcement COVID-19 Restrictions Human Rights 2 1 Top story

Giving a keynote address at the launch of the special issue journal on Covid-19 and freedom of expression, assembly and access to information by Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC) in Kampala on Tuesday, Justice Owinyi- Dollo urged Ugandans to prioritise saving lives ahead of the rights to expression, assembly and accessing information.
16:52
16:52

Anti-Torture Center Calls For Arrest of Security Personnel Involved in City Protests Human Rights 2 1

Samuel Herbert Nsubuga, the Executive Director ACTV, says the security personnel should be prosecuted according to the relevant laws.
07:37
07:37

Pictorial: Opening of Justice, Law and Order Sector Centre in Rubirizi Human Rights 15

The 1.6 billion Shillings facility houses the Magistrate’s court, the Offices of the Director of Public Prosecution and police station.
07:12
07:12

New Justice Law and Order Sector Centre Excites Rubirizi Residents Court 5 2 Top story

Rubirizi District, which was curved from Greater Bushenyi in 2010 has been dependent on judicial services from the parent district, which is 50 kilometers away. It now hopes to improves access to judicial services, thanks to the commissioning of the new centre by Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe on Tuesday.
14:28
14:28

Pictorial: Chief Justice Opening Hands on Training and Case Preparation Crime 15 Top story

Justice Katurebe however, warned the innocent not to plead to cases they didn’t commit just because they want to serve and return home in the shortest time possible.
16:11
16:11

Parliament Mourns Med Kaggwa Human Rights 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has commended the late Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) Chairman, Med Kaggwa for his dedication and advocacy for human rights.
13:32
13:32

Injustices Against Indigenous People Worry AU Judiciaries Batwa 1 1

Early this year, the Equal Opportunities Commission decided that the rights of the Banyabindi were abused in many ways after they were pushed out of their land for the establishment of Queen Elizabeth National Parks.
14:08
14:08

There is Logic in US Sanctions Against Kayihura- EU Ambassador Gen Kale Kayihura 1 2 Top story

According to Pacifici, there is logic and principle in the visa and economic sanctions imposed against Kayihura, adding that even the EU would have acted the same if they had the evidence at the disposal of the US.
17:52
17:52

Lango Leaders, CSOs Condemn Increase in Mob Justice Human Rights

Up to 11 suspected thieves have been lynched and burnt to ashes in the districts of Lira and Kole since July 2018. They include 32-year-old Solomon Odongo, a resident Anai village, Lira Sub County who was accused of killing a mobile money operator and escaping from lawful custody. On April, 17th, 2019, Jasper Okello Ongu, a local trader at Bala Trading Centre in Kole district was killed and the remains burnt to ashes. Just after a day, another suspected thief identified as Jimmy Owiny, a resident of Alito Sub County in Kole district was beaten to death and his body was set on fire.
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