The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities in Uganda was suspended early this year after President Yoweri Museveni accused the Ministry of Finance of irregularly authorizing funding, to a tune 500 billion Shillings, to be operated exclusively by foreign missions in Uganda.
According to Ezaga, NGOs and CSOs should leave the Government to complete its ongoing investigations into the operation of the facility. He says that it is unfortunate that the affected organizations act as if they are independent of the nations.
Resident District Commissioners- RDCs, Ggombolola Internal Security Officer- GISO and Infernal Security Officers- ISO are fond of arresting human rights defenders illegally, pressing trumped-up charges against them and closing CSO offices. The report also faults telecom regulator Uganda Communications Commissions-UCC of clamping on the rights of media houses by coming up with unconstitutional regulations.