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09:19
09:19

Human Rights Watch Raises Red Flag on Uganda's Election 2021 elections 1

The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
16:37
16:37

Human Rights Watch Calls for Investigations into Kampala Shootings NUP 1

Human Rights Watch has called for investigations into the shooting and killing of Ugandans who died following the protests arising from the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
15:25
15:25

CDF Orders Arrest of Soldiers who Battered Journalists robert kyagulanyi

The order comes a day after James Akena, a photographer working for Reuters news agency was beaten by UPDF soldiers, arrested and detained for several hours as he covered protests in Kampala.
15:46
15:46

Mukono DP Reunion On-Mao police 1 Top story

According to Mao, it was the unanimous decision of the party leadership and Mukono District DP executive that the reunion proceeds as planned. He says the party has supported Nambooze since her arrest and continues to fight for her rights.
18:12
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Sekaggya Turned Down A Judicial Appointment For Human Rights human rights centre 7 1

Katurebe, then working as Attorney General and Minister of Constitutional Affairs, knew that Sekaggya had been appointed Acting Judge by President Museveni. Sekaggya had taken leave to serve one year at the interim Electoral Commission under Stephen Besweri Akabwayi when Katurebe approached her with the new offer as pioneer Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission.
03:54
03:54

Uganda Joins Global Human Rights Day Commemoration human rights watch 1 Top story

The celebrations in Uganda are being held at Boma grounds in Moroto where human rights activist groups, government officials, and representatives from donor organisations are expected.
09:00
09:00

Museveni, Magufuli Condemn ICC Decision On Burundi human rights watch 3 1

he two Presidents who have been meeting in Uganda said the ICC decision is likely divert them from peace making.
07:57
07:57

Don't Forget Kasese Massacre, Says Women Activist Group human rights watch 1 Top story

Isis-WICCE and Centre For Conflict Resolution CECORE says its assessment undertaken in October 2017 found that there are 193 people currently detained at Luzira, Nalufenya and Kirinya.They say 23 of suspects in detention at Kirinya Prison are women.
17:53
17:53

UPDF Troops Accused Of Rape, Sexual Exploitation In CAR lra rebels 1 Top story

A contingent of the Ugandan army returning from Central African Republic CAR are being accused of having sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015. A report by Human Rights Watch HRW says at least one rape was registered. In a statement issued by its Nairobi office, HRW says it interviewed 13 women and 3 girls early this year.
12:32
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40 Suspected Capital Offenders From Kitgum Moved To Gulu human rights watch 3

At least 40 suspected capital offenders arrested from Kitgum, Pader, Agago and Lamwo districts are being detained in Gulu central Prison. Patrick Epilla, the Kitgum Prisons Commander, says Kitgum central government prison lacks minimum requirements such as perimeter wall fence among others for holding capital offenders.
07:55
07:55

Report Faults Govt, Mining Companies On Human Rights In Karamoja mining in karamoja 5

A report by Human Rights Watch reveals that mining in Karamoja could transform the region from the stories of malnutrition and poverty levels often heard. The report, “How Can We Survive Here? The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Karamoja, Uganda,” points out that in the drive to attract investment in the region, government should also take note of the rights of the indigenous people.
17:42
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Human Rights Watch: M7 Frustrating Graft Fight anti corruption 1 Top story

Maria Burnett, the senior Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch says scandal after scandal, the government’s patronage politics and lack of the political will undermines the fight against corruption in Uganda.
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