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We Are Not Shying Away From Human Rights Abuses– French Ambassador 5 1

Asuman Basalirwa, the Bugiri Municipality MP pointed out the French military cooperation with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) questioning whether it is an issue of concern to France that the army is cited in cases of human rights abuse.
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MPs Task Security Minister to Produce Missing People human rights 2 1

Parliament’s Human Rights Committee has directed the directed the Minister of Security, Jim Muhwezi to produce seven people who have been reportedly missing since 2020.
16:07
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Opposition in Parliament, NUP Boss Petition US Department Secretary on Human Rights 5 1

Lisa Petersen, the US Ambassador to Uganda, Natalie E. Brown and other officials on Thursday held a private meeting at Parliament with the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga and the National Unity Platform (NUP) Party president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
12:34
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Zaake’s Lawyers Justify Objection to Rules Committee Probe misconduct probe 1 Top story

“What crimes, civil wrongs, disparaging remarks, unethical conduct against the Deputy Speaker or Members of Parliament committed outside Parliament are matters for such institutions as Police, Courts or other non-parliamentary related organs are empowered to handle,” the lawyers further argue.
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Opposition MPs Start Signing Muhwezi Censure Motion torture 2 1

Led by the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga, a section of MPs in the presence of a Senior Sergeant –at –Arms, Godfrey Kidi launched the censure motion signing exercise. Out of the total 529 MPs in the 11th Parliament, the Opposition requires MP 176 signatures for the censure motion to succeed.
07:07
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Human Rights Committee Tasked to Investigate Torture Reports 6 2

Fox Odoi, the Human Rights Committee Chairperson said that the committee would begin on Thursday to inquire into the state of human rights and abuses in Uganda and shall file a comprehensive report.
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Opposition MPs Walk Out of Parliament Over Continued Torture opposition protests 8 3 Top story

Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of Opposition led the walkout and was followed by MPs from different opposition political parties after he disagreed with Deputy Speaker, Anita Among regarding the delayed action by the government on the continued torture of citizens, detention without trial, and abductions.
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East Africa Law Society Demands Release of Novelist Kakwenza human rights

EALS strongly condemns the continued disregard of the court order issued in this matter. Respect for court orders is the heart of all judicial systems and the cornerstone for rule of law. We urge the Government of Uganda to respect the court order and afford Mr. Rukirabashaija constitutionally guaranteed due process
08:07
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Gov't Not Aware of 365 Missing Persons on NUP's list 2021 elections 3 1

Odongo was presenting to Parliament a statement on missing persons where he noted that out of the list of 423 people presented by NUP, they only know 58 of these who have been verified, on Thursday.
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President Was Given Wrong Information on DGF Funding - Kasaija human rights 2 1

Kasaija told Uganda Radio Network that he has written a detailed report to the President explaining the processes that the Finance Ministry went through to approve DGF Funding and how the basket fund operates in Uganda. He, however, could not divulge details but added that the president's judgement was based on wrong information.
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Three Young Ladies Shot During November Riots Rotting at Home police brutality 2

At least four ladies, three of whom were shot with live bullets and one knocked by security operatives are in dire need of medical care. They were taken to hospital, but after the removing of the bullets from their bodies, they were sent home with no qualified personnel to attend to their gunshot wounds.
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Need to End Child Marriages Dominates Discussions at EU Envoys Retreat human rights 5 1

The envoys are in the region as part of their 4-day retreat, which aims to track progress on infrastructural and socio-economic projects that are funded by the European Union and member states. The retreat started on Monday at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
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Gen Tumwine Rejects MPs Plan to Visit Safe Houses human rights 5 1

Last week, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed the Human Rights Committee to investigate reports on the presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district.
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MPs Task UHRC on Rampant Human Rights Violations 7 1

Members of Parliament have tasked officials from the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) about the recurring human rights violations in the country.
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Human Rights Defenders Demand Report into NGO Office Break-ins uganda police force 3 1

Releasing findings of a report Unabated escalation of NGO office break-ins in Uganda, on Friday, the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders NCHRDU indicates that at least 34 office break-ins were reported since 2011, but no investigations have been carried out and a report compiled.
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Domestic Violence: Kalangala Men Cry for Justice human rights 3

Samuel Kyambadde, an activist under Kalangala Human Rights Defenders, says they have reported 29 cases of domestic violence directed at men on different landing sites in Mugoye Sub County but none has been investigated by police.
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Human Rights Commission to Visit Kayihura uganda police 1 1 Top story

Ruth Sekindi, the Director Monitoring and Inspection at UHRC, says the Commission will soon visit Kayihura to ascertain his condition.
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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.
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Pictorial; Inside Kigo Maximum Security Prison human rights

Currently located in Kigo village on the shores of Lake Victoria in Wakiso district, the facility is home to more than 1,450 men.
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