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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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We don’t have torture as a service

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati After the US-based Human Rights Watch published a report on torture, deplorable health conditions and forced labour in Uganda’s prisons, The Independent’s Mubatsi Asinja Habati spoke about it with Uganda Prisons Service Commissioner General, Dr Johnson Byabashaija. A report by an international organization, Human Rights Watch …

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Torture in Prisons

By Haggai Matsiko Warders increasingly suffer violence as prisoner human rights observance increases in towns On June 14, Denis Bakisu , an inmate at Mbale Prison, was taken to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for a tooth extraction. Unknown to prisons officials, Basiku was faking his pain as part of an …

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