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UJCC petitions parliament on gun law

UJCC petitions parliament on gun law

Members of the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) have petitioned parliament demanding the law on the control of guns and small arms. They also want government to ratify and domesticate the international treaties it has signed on the control of arms. The leader of the petitioner and executive secretary Uganda joint Christian council Rev. Fr .Sylvester […]

Youth raise concerns over continued escalation of firearms possession by fellow youth

Youth raise concerns over continued escalation of firearms possession by fellow youth

Following the conclusion of what they termed as unfair youth elections in the national council youth polls in Fortportal, youth under the Uganda youth network are raising concerns over the continued escalation of firearms by fellow youth whom they now fear are putting lives of the citizens at risk. Ahmed Haji from the youth network  who […]

Uganda law society criticizes public order bill

 The Uganda law society has quashed the public order management bill currently before the committee on legal and Parliamentary affairs, saying its’ not good in its current form. Making a submission on behalf of the society, the President of the society James Mukasa Ssebugenyi says if the bill is passed into an act in its […]

East Africa governments urged to curtail acquisition of fire arms

Eastern Africa action network on small arms has listed easy accessibility to small arms and ammunition as the leading contributor to death by gun violence. In this call the Uganda Action network on small arms on this issue warned against gun violence and misuse of ammunition in the world. Addressing journalists during the launch of the global […]

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