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UN chief calls for inclusive justice for all to address inequality

Respect for the rule of law underpins human rights and enables sustainable social, political, and economic development United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an inclusive justice system that is intolerant of discrimination and works for all. High levels of inequality are associated with economic …

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South Sudan approves establishment of AU hybrid court

Juba, South Sudan | XINHUA |  South Sudan on Friday approved the establishment of the long-awaited African Union Hybrid Court enshrined in the 2018 revitalized peace deal to try war crimes committed during the more than six years of conflict. Michael Makuei Lueth, Minister of Information and Broadcasting said the …

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Archbishop Kaziimba calls for justice as election day draws near

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has called for justice and fairness as the country gears up to the January elections. Kaziimba was this morning delivering his Christmas sermon in a socially distanced service at All Saints …

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Sexually abused girls, women to get legal assistance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal Aid Service Providers Network- LASPNET has launched a campaign to connect sexually abused girls and women to lawyers who will help in giving them timely legal information and assist in seeking justice. In the campaign for eliminating violence against women and girls, Sylvia …

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Gov’t asked to appoint ad hoc judges to address case backlog

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government should appoint ad-hoc judges to address the challenge of case backlog. According to a report released by World Voices Uganda, a not for profit organization with support from the Democratic Governance Facility- DGF, about 80 percent of Ugandans lack access to formal justice …

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Unfocused investigations affecting justice in SGBV cases- DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unfocused police investigations are affecting the dispensation of justice in Sexual and Gender Based Violence-SGBV cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Jane Frances Abodo has revealed. She was speaking to journalists on the sidelines of one-day training for members of the Justice Law …

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