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Archbishop Lwanga warns gov’t against human rights violations

Mpigi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Archbishop of Kampala Diocese Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has cautioned the government against the continued human rights abuses. While leading mass at the burial of the late Msgr. Charles Kato Katongole at Katende parish church in Mpigi district on Tuesday Lwanga said that the NRM …

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Human rights body wants journalists compensated for torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda Human Rights Commission wants the security agencies responsible for the officers who beat up journalists at the UN Human Rights Commission office last week to compensate them for the inhumane and degrading treatment they subjected them to.  The UHRC condemned the actions of …

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UN High Commissioner for human rights condemns abuses in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has voiced concern over what it calls “the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda ahead of parliamentary and presidential elections scheduled for 14 January. In a press briefing, Ravina Shamdasani, the Spokesperson for the …

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Uganda Law Society convenes extra ordinary meeting over persecution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Law Society-ULS is holding a virtual extraordinary general meeting to discuss the persecution and prosecution of advocates by security in the course of their work. Pheona Nabasa, the ULS President says they decided to meet as a board to discuss issues affecting their profession …

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