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14:57
14:57

Cross Cultural Foundation-CCF, Partners with Busoga Kingdom to Fight SGBV 4

These campaigns bring together cultural leaders, local government officials at sub-county levels, and community leaders to discuss how cultural practices can help prevent the rising cases of domestic violence. The sensitization drives, spanning various sub-counties across the Busoga sub-region, aim to attract both survivors of domestic violence and offenders.
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UHRC Asks Journalists Who Were Assaulted During Bobi Wine's Arrival to File Complaints 1 1

Wangadya said that journalists should freely register complaints of human rights violations and the commission will carry out investigations.
08:57
08:57

Two Kaliro District Staff Arrested for Alleged Embezzlement of UGX 5.8b 2 1

It is alleged that, between October 2014 and July 2022, Kwagala, Mutome, and Ministry of Finance Senior Accountant, John Wabwire registered Kaliro Civil Servants Sacco, where they deposited the 5.8 Billion Shillings, and deducted from the teachers' accounts to service salary loans, yet none of the victims had accessed loans within that period.
09:50
09:50

28 Air Defense Officers Graduate in Operations Law 2 1

Mwangi argues that a section of commanders prefers direct aggression against enemy targets, but with advice from legal officers, operational mistakes are easily minimized, which largely contributes to the success of the mission without human rights abuse.
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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 1 3

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.
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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 2 3

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

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.
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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.
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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
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Kyagulanyi Cautions NUP Leaders Against Living Luxurious Lifestyles Robert Kyagulanyi 2 3 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.
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NUP Leaders Swear Oath to Defend Human Rights committee 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.
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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.
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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.
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Busoga Region NUP Coordinators Petition UHRC over Alleged Torture election 2 1

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.
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