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Apply for Internship at African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights

Apply for Internship at African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights Internship at African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights: The purpose of the Internship is to support the work of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders at the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR). It is a 12 month position based […]

Ugandans petition ICC to probe Museveni over human rights violations

Ugandans petition ICC to probe Museveni over human rights violations It seems Ugandan president Gen. Yoweri Museveni is soon becoming the hunted. Sections of Ugandans have written a secret letter to the international Criminal Court (ICC) asking it to probe the increasing human rights abuse in Uganda reportedly by president Museveni using police and other […]

DP again sues Uganda in East African court of Justice

The Democratic Party has once again suedUganda,Burundi,Rwanda,Kenya, andTanzaniain the East African court of justice. The details of the suit are as follows:  Reference No 2 of 2012,  The Democratic Party ——– Applicant  Versus  1. The Attorney General of Uganda (Sued in representative capacity)- 1st Respondent 2. The Attorney General ofKenya                                                      – 2nd Respondent. 3. The […]

Uganda police leading in human rights violations- UHRC Report

Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) launched the 13th annual human rights report highlighting a decline in acts of human rights violation compared to previous years but still pins the police force for leading in violating the rights. The report cites a 1.5% increase in complaints received in the year 2010 compared to2009 with the commission registering 979 complaints compared […]

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