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06:48
06:48

MPs Resolve to Use Torture Victims to Locate ‘Safe Houses’ human rights abuses 1 5

While leading UPDF commanders before the committee, Jacob Oboth-Oboth, the Minister of State for Defence, said the army does not operate any safehouses and asked the Committee to help him identify them if there are people who are operating such.
16:55
16:55

Censure Motion Against Muhwezi Collapses torture 4 1

Addressing journalists at Parliament on Thursday, the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga confirmed that 88 MPs signed the motion
16:37
16:37

MPs Question Human Rights Commission Officials on Torture 1 2

The most recent torture case in the country is that of novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija who was allegedly tortured by security operatives upon arrest.
17:33
17:33

Leaders Silent About Torture at Arch. Janani Luwum Commemoration 6 2 Top story

Today, Ugandans remembered the services of a man, who stood tall to challenge a regime that many could not, and carried the cross on behalf of millions of Ugandans, endured persecution until his life was terminated while on the same slippery path. The main commemoration Service was on Wednesday held at Kololo Independence Grounds under the theme “Hope Beyond Affliction”.
17:55
17:55

Tayebwa Rallies NRM MPs Not to Sign Muhwezi Censure Motion torture 1

Tayebwa describes the proposed motion by the Opposition as frivolous and unwarranted.
15:01
15:01

Opposition MPs Start Signing Muhwezi Censure Motion torture 1 2

Led by the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga, a section of MPs in the presence of a Senior Sergeant –at –Arms, Godfrey Kidi launched the censure motion signing exercise. Out of the total 529 MPs in the 11th Parliament, the Opposition requires MP 176 signatures for the censure motion to succeed.
14:10
14:10

Opposition MPs to Attend Special Sitting for Teso Cultural Leader opposition boycott 1 2

Opposition Members of Parliament have resolved to attend today’s special sitting to pay tribute to the Iteso Cultural Leader, late Emorimor Augustine Osuban Lemukol.
07:07
07:07

Human Rights Committee Tasked to Investigate Torture Reports 6 2

Fox Odoi, the Human Rights Committee Chairperson said that the committee would begin on Thursday to inquire into the state of human rights and abuses in Uganda and shall file a comprehensive report.
20:49
20:49

History Repeats Itself as Minister Muhwezi Faces Censure over Torture LOP Mathias Mpuuga 2 3 Top story

Asked whether the Opposition will raise the required signatures, Mpuuga said that those convinced about their call will sign as they are not going to force MPs to sign the proposed censure motion. The ruling National Resistance Movement enjoys majority of 336 MP, the Opposition Partieshave 109 MPs while Independents are 74.
13:18
13:18

EU Calls for Comprehensive Investigations into Torture Cases human rights abuses 1 Top story

The Delegation led by Ambassador, Attilio Pacifici raises concern over a situation that they say has for more than a year seen a significant increase of reports of torture, arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, harassment, attacks against human rights defenders, members of the opposition, and environmental rights activists.
17:03
17:03

Opposition MPs Walk Out of Parliament Over Continued Torture opposition protests 8 3 Top story

Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of Opposition led the walkout and was followed by MPs from different opposition political parties after he disagreed with Deputy Speaker, Anita Among regarding the delayed action by the government on the continued torture of citizens, detention without trial, and abductions.
06:59
06:59

Hoima Residents Accuse Area Police of Brutality, Torture extortion 2 4

There was a heavy deployment of Police in the sub-county two weeks ago after a group calling itself Bijambya dropped leaflets in various villages threatening to kill leaders and some area residents.
13:08
13:08

Buliisa Local Artist Arrested for Burning 16-Year-Old Boy torture 1

It is alleged that Amanda has been living with Charles Mungudit for the last five months, but went missing from his parent’s home six months ago under unclear circumstances.
08:56
08:56

Lwampanga Police Station OC in Trouble over Alleged Torture of Suspect 1 1

Kalema says that he sustained multiple injuries on hands, backache and chest over the beating.
16:30
16:30

ACTV Projects Spike in Torture Cases ahead of Elections electoral violence 2 1

Kigoye explained that there is a tendency of the torture cases going high during elections especially relating to issues to do with arbitrary arrests, police brutality, physical abuse, unlawful detentions and intimidation among others.
16:47
16:47

Clan Members Torture 65-Year-Old Widow over Alleged Witchcraft 2 2

Aparo says she was caned several times resulting into injuries on her bums, back, legs and hands adding that she was later dumped her at Omiya Anyima Police post minus any medical treatment.
09:31
09:31

Two Traders Hospitalized After Alleged Torture by Amuru RDC’s Aides Extortion 1 4

The two traders identified as Hawa Namubiru and Elvis Mugula, both residents of Kiwogozi zone in Luweero town council were allegedly intercepted in Amuru district on Monday, and beaten by Patrick Omara aka Akeng, the RDC’s driver, one Robert Okwera and a Crime Intelligence officer only identified as Okot.
16:19
16:19

OC Kakinzi Police Post In Trouble For Assaulting Sub County Speaker torture 2

Its reported that Katondwaki assaulted Kiwanuka when he went to Police Post and demanded release on bond an 18-year-old boy Brian Ssekajugo who was detained after reporting a case of torture against his boss George Mpagi.
11:07
11:07

Discontent Brews Over Withdrawn Tumwiine Censure Motion torture 2 1

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the Kyadondo East MP also known as Bobi Wine who was also at the centre of the Human rights committee investigations and was blocked together with the committee also did not sign the motion as he was not around the country.
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