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Police in Fort portal ruffs up Human Rights Activists

Police in Fort portal ruffs up Human Rights Activists

Gerald Kankya, an activist working with the Twerwaneho Listeners Club (TLC), a community based governance organization in Fort-Portal, Western Uganda and a host of other activists were allegedly attacked, assaulted and battered by about 30 club wielding men along Lugard Road in Fort Portal town on the afternoon of 23rd January 2015. Kankya says that […]

Human Rights Activists call for immediate release of arrested MPs

Human rights defenders are calling for the immediate release of MPs arrested on Monday. MPs Mohamed Nsereko and Chris Baryomunsi were arrested on Monday over allegedly making false utterances about the death of Former Butalejja Woman Mp Cerinah Nebanda. The executive director of foundation for human rights Initiative Livingstone Ssewanyana says detention beyond 48 hours […]

Apply for Hammett Grant for Human Rights Activists

Funding for Human Rights Activists/Writers under the Hellman/Hammett Grant The Hellman/Hammett Grant is for writers, but even human rights activists who have been writing on issues and face the threat of persecution can also apply. – The grants are made possible by the estate of the American playwright Lillian Hellman with funds set up in […]

Join International Human Rights Internships

International Human Rights Internships: The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is an international non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, at the heart of the United Nations human rights system, with a small branch office in New York. International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is established in supporting and facilitating the work of human rights defenders […]

Get opportunity to study in Human Rights Summer Institute

Human Rights Summer Institute: The Human Rights Summer Institute (HRSI) is an intensive scholarship program for international high school students in New York City. The purpose of the program is to provide a forum for young leaders to explore local and global human rights issues. Through out the program a range of concepts and methodologies […]

Due to international pressure government has located Buganda riots suspects a judge

Due to local and international pressure, the government in Kampala has allocated Buganda riot suspects a judge to hear their case. The suspects were arrested in September 2009 and since that time they have not been tried. The development has come at a time when opposition parties mainly FDC and DP, Buganda kingdom and human […]

Due to international pressure Uganda government has located Buganda riots suspects a judge

Due to local and international pressure, the government in Kampala has allocated Buganda riot suspects a judge to hear their case. The suspects were arrested in September 2009 and since that time they have not been tried. The development has come at a time when opposition parties mainly FDC and DP,Bugandakingdom and human rights organisations […]

Why Makerere University loves President Mwai Kibaki?

It is hard to believe that the prestigious university in East and Central Africa and south of the Sahara desert, MakerereUniversitycould recognize President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya, the person world wide known to have robbed the presidential election victory of his rival Raila Odinga. On Tuesday January 24th 2012MakerereUniversity concluded its 62nd Graduation Ceremony with […]

UN envoy decries increasing human rights abuses in Uganda

As Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 63rd International Human Rights Day, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights defenders Margaret Sekagya has cautioned Parliament on the public order management Bill that is currently before the legal committee of Parliament. She made the caution at the five day workshop  under the theme Claiming Spaces: Tactical Tools for Human […]

Human rights activists want Joseph Kony captured alive

The Uganda coalition on the international criminal court is insisting that the LRA leader Joseph Kony should be captured alive for possible prosecution in the ICC. The call comes after the recent deployment of about 100 personnel by the US government to help in the pursuit of Joseph Kony. The coordinator Uganda coalition on the […]

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