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Public order management bill raises grave concerns about the situation of human rights in Uganda

  On Friday last week I attended a human rights dialogue convened by human rights network in Uganda and the police force and human rights activists interfaced at Nkumba University and the deliberations pre-empted this journalist to find out a draft of the public order management bill, 2009 to which the police was defending very […]

East African MPs debate inter university council bill

The members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sitting in Kampalahave today discussed accounts for 2010/11. The session was presided over by EALA speaker, Abdirahin Abdi. EALA opened Kampalasession on January 24th and it will close on 25th February 2012. According on the agenda, the East African MP will on Tuesday debate the Inter-University […]

EALA meeting in Kampala enters day three

The session of Members of parliament of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) going on in Kampala has entered day three.  The session was opened by President Museveni on January 25th 2012.  President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya addressed the same EALA session on Wednesday January 25th. The East African Legislative Assembly meeting is sitting in […]

Museveni opens EALA meeting

Members of parliament of the East African Assembly (EALA) have gathered at the Parliament of Uganda for their last session of the second sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly. The security in Kampalaand around the parliament is so tight. The EALA session has been opened by President Museveni. The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) […]

East African MPs will sit in Kampala Uganda from January 24th

East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) session will sit in Kampalafrom to morrow January 24th to February 2nd  this year.  According to the programme president Museveni of Uganda and his counterpart of Kenya Mwai Kibaki will address the members during their sitting.  The EALA session will sit in the chambers of the parliament of Uganda. President […]

East African MPs to sit in Kampala

East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) session will sit in Kampala from January 24th to February 2nd, 2012. President Museveni of  Uganda will address the members during their first sitting. The session will sit in the chambers of Ugandaparliament. President Mwai Kibaki of Kenyawill address the session on January 25th.  Kibaki is the chairperson of the […]

Inspector General of Police and Internal affairs ministry defend bill

The Attorney general, ministry of internal affairs and the Uganda Police have defended the public order management bill calling for its enactment amid protests from the public. Appearing before the legal and Parliamentary affairs committee of Parliament, Peter Nyombi the attorney general says there is a lacuna in the existing laws of the land that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Minister Ruhindi fails to defend Public Order management Bill

Members of parliament on legal and parliamentary Affairs thrown out the committee deputy Attorney General Fred Ruhindi for failure to defend the public order management bill which is under scrutiny. The deputy Attorney General Fred Ruhindi was asked to leave the committee when he told MPS that he wanted to first harmonize some issues in the bill […]

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