MPs from across the political divide asked the government to ensure that all rights should continue to be protected even when the country embarks on the democratic process. Their remarks come after the conclusion of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries which were marred with violence, rigging and other irregularities.
Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
Ambassador Malac observes that while critical reporting may be irritating, it does not justify physical attacks, threats or harassment against journalists. This was in her statement delivered at the closure of a National Conference on the World Press Freedom Day in Kampala, Wednesday.
During a panel discussion at parliament to commemorate the International Day of Democracy this afternoon, there was consensus that the vices like corruption and nepotism have derailed democracy over the past 30 years.
On November 4th, Iddi Ouma and Paul Ssembajjwe applied to the Constitutional Court for an interim injunction to stop Electoral Commission and the Attorney General from demanding the nomination fees from parliamentary aspirants.