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Need to End Child Marriages Dominates Discussions at EU Envoys Retreat human rights 1 5

The envoys are in the region as part of their 4-day retreat, which aims to track progress on infrastructural and socio-economic projects that are funded by the European Union and member states. The retreat started on Monday at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
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Gen Tumwine Rejects MPs Plan to Visit Safe Houses human rights 5 1

Last week, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed the Human Rights Committee to investigate reports on the presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district.
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MPs Task UHRC on Rampant Human Rights Violations 7 1

Members of Parliament have tasked officials from the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) about the recurring human rights violations in the country.
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Human Rights Defenders Demand Report into NGO Office Break-ins uganda police force 1 3

Releasing findings of a report Unabated escalation of NGO office break-ins in Uganda, on Friday, the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders NCHRDU indicates that at least 34 office break-ins were reported since 2011, but no investigations have been carried out and a report compiled.
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Domestic Violence: Kalangala Men Cry for Justice human rights 3

Samuel Kyambadde, an activist under Kalangala Human Rights Defenders, says they have reported 29 cases of domestic violence directed at men on different landing sites in Mugoye Sub County but none has been investigated by police.
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Human Rights Commission to Visit Kayihura uganda police 1 1 Top story

Ruth Sekindi, the Director Monitoring and Inspection at UHRC, says the Commission will soon visit Kayihura to ascertain his condition.
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Uganda Joins Global Human Rights Day Commemoration human rights watch 1 Top story

The celebrations in Uganda are being held at Boma grounds in Moroto where human rights activist groups, government officials, and representatives from donor organisations are expected.
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Pictorial; Inside Kigo Maximum Security Prison human rights

Currently located in Kigo village on the shores of Lake Victoria in Wakiso district, the facility is home to more than 1,450 men.
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Museveni, Magufuli Condemn ICC Decision On Burundi rape cases 3 1

he two Presidents who have been meeting in Uganda said the ICC decision is likely divert them from peace making.
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Don't Forget Kasese Massacre, Says Women Activist Group human rights watch 1 Top story

Isis-WICCE and Centre For Conflict Resolution CECORE says its assessment undertaken in October 2017 found that there are 193 people currently detained at Luzira, Nalufenya and Kirinya.They say 23 of suspects in detention at Kirinya Prison are women.
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'We Had No Option But To Annul Presidential Results- Kenyan Judges rule of law 1 Top story

The Supreme Court in neighbouring Kenya has given a more detailed explanation why it annulled the August 2017 presidential elections.
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Canadian Lawyers to Support Communities On Oil and Mineral Rights uganda law society 1

Robert Sempewo, the chairman of the affected miners says over 6,000 them have been rendered jobless. Uganda and Tanzania are currently in the process of reforming their mining laws to put in place stringent regulatory frameworks partly aimed at curbing artisan mining.
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Security Forces Must Respect Journalists – EU european union 4 1

Danish Ambassador to Uganda Mogens Pedersen said that the EU member states are strongly concerned about numerous attacks and intimidation against journalists and opinion makers in the country.
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MPs Scrutinise Human Rights Bill 1 3

Dr. Rebecca Amollo, the FHRI Research and Advocacy Officer told legislators that it would be easier for complainants to receive justice in the magistrates courts due to the case backlog in High Court.
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MPs Divided Over Conjugal Rights for Prisoners johnson byabashaija 4 1

Such an arrangement was a point of contention in a meeting between the committee and a team from Uganda Prisons Service today. The team was led by the Commissioner General of Prisons Johnson Byabashaija.
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EU Lists 7 Priority Areas for Support to Uganda european union 4

Under the EUs Democracy and Human Rights Country strategy running from 2016-2020, EU states will cooperate with Uganda on freedom of assembly, association, expression and press freedom; accountability and anti-corruption; childrens rights and womens rights.
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Police Lawyers To Defend Kayihura in Torture Case human rights 1 Top story

Makindye Chief Magistrates Court last week summoned General Kayihura and seven other senior police commanders to appear in court to answer charges of torture and inhuman treatment.
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Attack at Human Right Awareness NGO an Internal Job - Report human rights

A preliminary police report says that the managers had refused police to view the entire CCTV footage. They also refused to share the footage with administrators of G4S security group which runs the companys security.
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UPDF Unveils Child Rights Protection Training for Officers save the children 1 2

Col Charles Wacha Angullo, the UPDF Director for Human Rights told Uganda Radio Network that the training will instill the understanding and respect for childrens rights protection among the UPDF officers across the country. He adds that the training is intended to mold UPDF into an army that can protect and defend childrens rights in the country and elsewhere in the world.
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Museveni Appoints New Human Rights Commission

President Museveni has reappointed Meddie Sozzi Kaggwa as Chairperson of Uganda Human Rights Commission.
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