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11:16
11:16

Moroto Leaders Unhappy Over Slow Progress of Remand Home Construction juvenile offenders 2 2

In a meeting between Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit and district officials, Abdullah Maziwa, Secretary Works and Technical Services in Moroto District Council asked the unit to investigate both the contractor and Ministry of Gender.
09:47
09:47

Law Enforcer's Bias Fueling Crowding in Rehabilitation Centers minor offenders 3 1

According to Kyomugisha, although there are several channels through which minor offenders can be handled and reformed, law enforcement officers rush to process and locked up the children.
11:33
11:33

Mityana Authorities Concerned About Minor Offenders juvenile offenders 5

Captain Yahaya Kakooza, the Mityana Resident District Commissioner, says some criminals have now resorted to recruiting minors because they have realised that police, the public and laws are lineate to minors.
11:26
11:26

Uganda Prisons Human Rights Record Improving prisoners 3 1 Top story

Findings of a study published in the Journal of Human Rights Practice August 2017 indicate that the adoption of an open door policy has seen an improvement in treatment of offenders.
12:43
12:43

Minors Share Cells With Adult Offenders in Greater Bushenyi Districts juvenile offenders 1 2

Peruth Atuhaire, a paralegal officer with Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Bushenyi, says the absence of a remand home in the area is a serious challenge as the minor offenders are rejected by Prison authorities.
09:58
09:58

Kabarole District Neglects Juvenile Rehabilitation Programmes shamillah kakunguru 2

According to the Childrens Act, local governments are mandated to provide juvenile offenders with the basic needs, contribute towards their reform, education, rehabilitation and prepare them for reintegration back into their families and communities after serving their sentences.
17:45
17:45

Lack of Remand Home In Lango Leaves Child Offenders at Risk juvenile offenders

Lady Justice Dr. Winifred Nabisinde, Lira resident judge says child offenders in the region are at risk of being killed in mob action whenever granted bail due to lack of a remand home.
08:21
08:21

Over 15 Minor Offenders Missing Court Sessions Due to Lack of Transport magistrate court

However, Elly Magwara, the Kasese Vice chairperson opposed the construction of a remand home in the district and instead proposed the construction of rehabilitation center. According to Magwara, most of the children are in conflict with the law due to lack of counseling and guidance.
09:49
09:49

Juvenile Centre Rehabilitation Programmes Under the Spotlight francis businge 2

Francis Baguma, the in-charge Karago rehabilitation centre says 8 children who severed 10 months were brought back recently for arson.
16:57
16:57

Rights Defenders Want Special Justice System for Juvenile Offenders 5

The call comes in preparation for the commemoration of the international human rights day, December 10th, proclaimed by the United Nations to promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.
07:31
07:31

Police Officers Forced to House Juvenile Suspects remand homes 1

Due to the acute shortage of remand home facilities, in some of the district the minors and kept in the same police cells with adult offenders for several weeks, while in some areas cops have turned their houses into detention centers for the minors.
16:03
16:03

2 Minors Moved To Gulu Remand Home After Weeks In Detention juvenile offenders

Two detained minors with whom Police were stuck have finally been moved to Gulu remand home, more than two weeks after they were committed to high court for trial.
14:44
14:44

Gulu Mayor Battles against Street Children gulu remand home

Labeja states that the municipality has received several complaints of theft masterminded by the street children. He adds that taking them off the streets will not only improve safety for town dwellers, but will also get rid of the mess brought about by the Presence of street children.
14:38
14:38

16-year-old Receives One Year Jail Term for Stealing 9 Eggs juvenile justice

Basage broke into Kusaine Biiso\'s house and stole nine eggs valued at 3, 450 shillings each. Biiso is a resident of Buyemba village, Mayuge district. Basage was returning home from a football match at Tawheed Primary school when he decided to break into Biiso\'s house.
13:04
13:04

Rehabilitation Programs Give Hope To Juvenile Offenders 2

The programme emphasizes creating meaningful rehabilitative programs that provide each youth, upon leaving the juvenile justice system, with at least one way to earn a living. Under the rehabilitation programme, several projects including carpentry, tailoring, catering and brick making have been set up at Fort Portal remand home in Kitumba, where there are more than 60 juvenile offenders.
08:06
08:06

District Diverts Remand Home Funds shortage of food 1

Last month, Kabalore district probation department received 90 million shillings from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development to purchase food and other basic necessities for the home. However, the money was diverted by the district. As a result, inmates are now being fed on a single meal a day instead of three.
18:13
18:13

Justice Eludes Child Offenders juvenile offenders 1

Ahura says that the in-charge of the court was transferred last year but he was never replaced.
14:22
14:22

Kiboga, Kyankwanzi Seek To Establish Joint Juvenile Detention Centre remand homes

Kiboga and Kyankwanzi districts have resolved to establish a provisional remand home to deal with the increasing cases of juvenile offenders in the two districts.
09:52
09:52

Gulu Remand Home Hit by Food Crisis juvenile justice

He says that the remand home, which is supported by Gulu district local government, is poorly funded.
13:55
13:55

Police in Lira Decry Lack of Remand Homes juvenile offenders

Police in Lira district say they are finding it hard to continue arresting and releasing street children without any charges due to lack of a remand home in the region.
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