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JLOS posts new gains in delivery of justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) has posted major gains in the administration of justice, law enforcement and promotion of human rights over the last one year. The sector registered milestones in reduction of case backlogs before courts, registration and management of new cases, …

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MP Kyagulanyi asks church to speak out against human rights abuses

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has asked religious leaders to speak out against human rights abuses in Uganda.   He argued that more and more Ugandans are facing injustices without an opportunity to receive a fair hearing in the judicial system, and can …

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AU judiciaries to adopt new arbitration plan in Kampala meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Delegates from the African Union Court on Human and People’s Rights are expected to adopt a new plan of action for arbitration of cases when they converge in Kampala next week. The teams will be in Uganda for a high-level dialogue on emerging Human rights …

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FOWODE: May your voices be bolder from now on

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 was another exciting day as the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) marked the end of yet another mentoring camp for young leaders. The 26th cohort Leadership Camp closing ceremony, was like each of the 25 before it, unique in many …

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CCEDU urges youth to be at the heart of Uganda’s political process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) called upon government, non-government and inter-governmental entities to ensure that young people are at the heart of Uganda’s political processes as unhampered, active and meaningful players. In a statement to mark International Day of Democracy September 15,  …

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Witnesses in safe house torture chambers probe threatened -Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has cautioned the government to respect the rule of law and human rights and aid parliament’s investigation into the alleged torture in safe houses. Kadaga told parliament yesterday afternoon that a number of people who are lined up to …

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