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LAWYERS: Stop normalizing extra-judicial killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers under their umbrella organization, Network for Public Interest Lawyers-NETPIL have called upon the government and its security agencies to stop what they called normalization of extrajudicial killings. Speaking on Friday at Makerere University where the School of Law was launching a report on …

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Stanbic Bank targets lawyers with special financial services pack

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Stanbic Bank Uganda has unveiled a special financial services package targeting members of the legal fraternity, climaxing the 4th annual law conference held this week in Kampala, on an exciting note for legal professionals. Sam Mwogeza, Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Head of Consumer and High Net Worth banking …

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EC dispatches team of 20 lawyers to tackle electoral petitions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has deployed a team of 20 lawyers to tackle election petitions arising out of the recent general elections. In an interview with URN, the head of Litigation at the Electoral Commission Eric Sabiiti said that they received 182 complaints which include 155 …

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Lawyers hit back at Gen. Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Lawyers under different organizations have hit back at Minister of Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine over statements he made regarding the conduct of security personnel during the two-day city protests.  On Friday Tumwine told journalists at the media center that the police and other security personnel …

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Changes at ISO good for human rights- Lawyers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of human rights lawyers have described the dismissal of Internal Security Organisation –ISO director, Col Frank Kaka Bagyenda, as good news for the human rights fraternity. Having served as the ISO boss for close to four years, Kaka was relieved of his …

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