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12:58
12:58

UPDF to Deploy Divisional Human Rights Focal Persons violation 1

According to Col. Deo Karikona, the human rights focal persons will be mandated with ensuring that the troops are sensitized about different components of the human rights act and the international human rights law.
16:46
16:46

Jinja Protests: NUP Leaders Accuse Police of Human Rights Violations 3 1

Led by the Jinja city woman MP, Manjeri Kyebakutika, NUP members say that the nature of these arrests has caused tensions in the different slums across Jinja city and some youths have opted to seek refuge in the neighboring districts.
17:27
17:27

Couple Arrested For Locking up their 9-Year- Old Son in Pigsty resident 1 1

Lilian Nabwonso, a resident of the area accuses the couple of feeding their son on pig leftovers exposing him to infections.
13:54
13:54

Rally Drivers Donate to Disabled Children in Jinja City country 3 2

Dipu says that, such initiatives have been slowed down due to covid19 frustrations, which have left several drivers financially constrained, however they have embarked on an initiative of convincing all rally participants to donate a small fee of at least 100,000 Shillings each per event, with an aim of boosting donation drives to the targeted communities.
16:44
16:44

Family of Tortured Victim Asks Police to Foot Medical Bills area 3 2

Daniel Isabirye, a retail metal stall operator in Buwenge Sub County, was two weeks ago arrested and allegedly tortured by the police who were enforcing the curfew in Magamaga trading centre along the Jinja-Kamuli highway.
19:13
19:13

Police Storm Church Premises, Rescue Suspected Torture Victim COVID-19 1 Top story

“I misbehaved and sinned against our prophet, which prompted some of my colleagues to beat me up. They claimed that it was an act of instilling discipline in me. However, I am in too much pain,” she said.
10:14
10:14

Kasingye Directs Senior Police Officers to Leave Barracks Busoga 1 1 Top story

Kasingye says senior officers are living illegally in the barracks, because they are given a housing allowance, which entitles them to rent houses outside the barracks.
12:03
12:03

Kyagulanyi Cautions NUP Leaders Against Living Luxurious Lifestyles Robert Kyagulanyi 3 2 Top story

Addressing elected NUP leaders at their retreat at the Jinja based Nile resort hotel, Kyagulanyi said that they were elected due to their humility and pledges for improved service delivery. He warned that if they choose luxurious lifestyles, they might be compromised to ignore the core principles for, which they were elected into their respective political offices.
08:00
08:00

NUP Leaders Swear Oath to Defend Human Rights activity 1 1

While closing their two-day retreat at the Jinja based Nile Resort Hotel on Saturday, the NUP leaders resolved to adopt the oath as a working document for all leaders throughout their political tenures. Led by their president, Robert Kyagulanyi, the leaders also passed seven resolutions, which will foster the continued transformation and visibility of their party throughout the country.
14:29
14:29

Health Workers Fail to Trace Bullet in Victim’s Body 7 Days After Shooting city 1 1

It is a matter that forensic experts of the police force whose (missing) bullet hit Achan would be expected to take urgent interest in. The orthopedic surgeons attending to Achan say all the X-ray done indicate an entry bullet wound but its’ exit cannot be traced.
10:17
10:17

Gunshot Victims Accuse Police of Failure to Foot Their Medical Bills region 2

According to Namukose, when she was shot, detectives led by Kiira Region Police Commander, Dauda Hiriga visited Namukose at Alshafa Medical hospital where they recorded her statement and promised to foot her medical bills.
08:36
08:36

Busoga Region NUP Coordinators Petition UHRC over Alleged Torture election 1 2

Led by Andrew Muwanguzi, the NUP’s coordinator for Eastern Uganda, the members petitioned the Eastern Regional Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC officer Betty Enangu. In the petition, NUP accuses security personnel of abducting their supporters and subjecting them to different forms of torture.
16:36
16:36

Former Rwenzururu Premier Wants Bail Terms of Juveniles Revised Attorney General 2 1

The juveniles who were granted bail alongside Mumbere were tasked to report to the ICD every month which is financially constraining their parents and caregivers.
22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 3 1

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
08:56
08:56

Guard Dismissed After Instructing NYTIL Boss to Wear a Face Mask general manager 1 1

According to the termination letterdated May 19, 2020, and signed by the factory’s human resource manager, Joanitah Nakawesi, Muyomba is accused of insubordination and selective enforcement of guidelines on face masks.
11:20
11:20

People Power Coordinator Out on Police Bond 1 Top story

The Iganga District Police Commander, David Ndaula, says they released Lugwire and his co-accused because investigations are still ongoing.
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