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VIDEO: MPs visit jailed ADF leader Jamil Mukulu

VIDEO: Legislators on the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee of Parliament have visited former Allied Democratic Front leader Jamilu Mukulu who is detained at Nalufenya Police in Jinja to assess the alleged torture and inhumane treatment against him. The legislators led by committee chairperson Judith Nabakoba, grilled the Nalufenya police officers …

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PRISONS: 149 officers promoted

Uganda Prisons Commissioner General Dr Johnson Byabashaija has today announced 149 promotions of prisons officers by President Museveni. Promotions to the ranks of Director of Prisons and Commissioner of Prisons take effect from May 12 2016 while promotion to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner of Prisons, Senior Superintendent of Prisons, …

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Hard life in Ugandan prisons

By Joseph Amon Congestion is over 200%. Some prisoners wait for more than five years to be tried while exposed to deadly diseases. President Museveni’s proposal to eliminate bail for certain nonviolent crimes is a challenge to the constitutional rights of Ugandans. But it also raises an interesting question: Where …

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