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06:59
06:59

Hoima Residents Accuse Area Police of Brutality, Torture extortion 2 4

There was a heavy deployment of Police in the sub-county two weeks ago after a group calling itself Bijambya dropped leaflets in various villages threatening to kill leaders and some area residents.
13:08
13:08

Buliisa Local Artist Arrested for Burning 16-Year-Old Boy torture 1

It is alleged that Amanda has been living with Charles Mungudit for the last five months, but went missing from his parent’s home six months ago under unclear circumstances.
08:56
08:56

Lwampanga Police Station OC in Trouble over Alleged Torture of Suspect 1 1

Kalema says that he sustained multiple injuries on hands, backache and chest over the beating.
16:30
16:30

ACTV Projects Spike in Torture Cases ahead of Elections electoral violence 1 2

Kigoye explained that there is a tendency of the torture cases going high during elections especially relating to issues to do with arbitrary arrests, police brutality, physical abuse, unlawful detentions and intimidation among others.
16:47
16:47

Clan Members Torture 65-Year-Old Widow over Alleged Witchcraft 2 2

Aparo says she was caned several times resulting into injuries on her bums, back, legs and hands adding that she was later dumped her at Omiya Anyima Police post minus any medical treatment.
09:31
09:31

Two Traders Hospitalized After Alleged Torture by Amuru RDC’s Aides Extortion 1 4

The two traders identified as Hawa Namubiru and Elvis Mugula, both residents of Kiwogozi zone in Luweero town council were allegedly intercepted in Amuru district on Monday, and beaten by Patrick Omara aka Akeng, the RDC’s driver, one Robert Okwera and a Crime Intelligence officer only identified as Okot.
16:19
16:19

OC Kakinzi Police Post In Trouble For Assaulting Sub County Speaker torture 2

Its reported that Katondwaki assaulted Kiwanuka when he went to Police Post and demanded release on bond an 18-year-old boy Brian Ssekajugo who was detained after reporting a case of torture against his boss George Mpagi.
11:07
11:07

Discontent Brews Over Withdrawn Tumwiine Censure Motion torture 2 1

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the Kyadondo East MP also known as Bobi Wine who was also at the centre of the Human rights committee investigations and was blocked together with the committee also did not sign the motion as he was not around the country.
17:01
17:01

Opposition MPs Accused of Dodging Tumwine Censure Petition torture 1 5

A section of Members of Parliament have faulted the Human rights committee of Parliament and the Opposition for evading the censure Process against Security Minister Elly Tumwine.
20:23
20:23

Tumwine Liable for Frustrating Probe into Safe Houses – Committee torture 1 2

The committee chaired by Buvuma Islands MP Janepher Nantume Egunyu had attempted to investigate the reports that several Ugandans had been illegally incarcerated and tortured in safe houses across the country. The focus was mainly on safe houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district, against which several complaints had been lodged.
15:17
15:17

Parliament Halts UPDF Fisheries Operations Indefinately torture 1 3 Top story

Legislators noted that officers attached to the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit have time and again been implicated for harassing, torturing and intimidating fishing communities.
18:46
18:46

Speaker Kadaga Demands List of Disciplined UPDF Soldiers torture 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces to present a list of its soldiers and officers who have been involved in misconduct and rights violations.
18:53
18:53

MPs Quiz Police Officers On Role in Torture of Suspects safe houses 3

Sorowen denied claims of police arresting people and taking them safe houses saying that police has its gazetted detention centres.
18:34
18:34

UHRC Faulted for Failing to Investigate Alleged Torture in Safe Houses 5

Officials from UHRC led by the Chairman Meddie Kaggwa on Wednesday appeared before the committee chaired by Buvuma Woman MP Janepher Nantume Egunyu.
19:05
19:05

Oulanyah Directs MPs to Visit Safe Houses torture 4 1

Raising a matter of national importance on Thursday, Kalungu West MP Joseph Gonzaga Sewungu said Parliament was being blocked from conducting its role by the minister.
11:17
11:17

Lwamayuba Island after Eviction of Fishermen torture 3 1 Top story

Ronald Ssemagulu, a trader on Bukasa Island, which is close to Lwamayuba, says it is now risky to dock on to the island without prior communication with the area chairperson, Musa Kizito.
13:42
13:42

Kenyan Fishermen Decry Torture By Uganda Police Marine officers security 2 1

The fishermen allege that the marine officers arrest and detain them for weeks without trial which affects their livelihoods.
20:00
20:00

Detention Beyond Mandatory 48 hours On the Increase-UHRC Report torture 1 1

According to the 2018 Annual Report on the state of human rights, violation of freedom from torture increased by up to 13% in 2018 with 346 complaints registered compared to 306 cases reported in 2017.
07:42
07:42

Evicted Families Out in the Cold eviction 5 1

Dovicko Okumu, the Rwesambya Village LC I Chairperson, says the evicted families are now staying under trees with nowhere to turn for help. He says the army has maintained presence on the disputed land to block residents for harvesting their crops.
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