Speaking in Amuru district last year, President Yoweri Museveni said he was dismayed by the extent of the damage the forest has suffered in the hands of illegal loggers when he flew over it. He vowed to crack whips on those behind the illegal logging. Since then, several people have been investigated over involvement in deforestation in the Forest.
Foundation For Human Rights Initiative Executive Director, Livingstone Sewanyana confirmed to URN that they have received a letter from Foreign Affairs clearing the Diplomats to access the death row inmates.
The EU statement congratulates the Government of Uganda on hosting the Solidarity Summit on Refugees and called on called on all non-traditional donors to intervene in the humanitarian efforts towards the South Sudan emergency.