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Minister Muhwezi faces censure over torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | History is set to repeat itself as the Opposition in Parliament start a process seeking to censure the Minister of Security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi for abdicating responsibility in the face of torture of Ugandans by security operatives, which President Museveni himself has repeatedly condemned. …

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Parliament to investigate human rights violations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has directed the Committee on Human Rights to investigate the alleged human rights violations by security operatives. On 03 February 2022, Opposition Members of Parliament led by the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga walked out of Parliament protesting what they …

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Kasese NUP registrar sues ex-CMI director over torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The registrar of the National Unity Platform in Kasese district, Samuel Busindi Masereka is seeking to hold the former Director of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence, Maj Gen. Abel Kandiho personally liable for torture inflicted on him while in custody. Masereka, whose rotting feet photos have …

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Police detain Joyce Bagala over anti-torture campaign t-shirts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police at Parliament on Tuesday briefly detained Joyce Bagala, the Mityana District Woman Representative for allegedly sneaking in dozens of t-shirts for the opposition MPs to support their campaign against torture in the country. Over 150 t-shirts were printed with inscriptions ”end torture, killings and …

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EU calls for thorough probe into torture cases in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU Delegation in Uganda has called for a comprehensive investigation into the persistent torture cases and other human rights violations in the country. This is carried in a statement issued on Monday by the EU Delegation together with the diplomatic missions …

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Opposition MPs walk out of parliament

But do the goons torturing Ugandans and their NRM supporters care? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Opposition MPs made a bold statement on Feb.03 by marching out of a sitting plenary session of parliament in protest against, what they say, is increasing torture of Ugandans by security agents …

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Kasese NUP coordinator says he was tortured

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Samuel Masereka, the coordinator of the National Unity Platform (NUP) in Kasese District has narrated to the press his ordeal at the hands of security personnel after he was detained at Kasese Central Police Station last month.  He narrated what happened to him during …

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Novelist Kakwenza seeks bail on medical grounds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court to release him on bail to enable him seek treatment for torture injuries. Kakwenza appeared before the court presided over by the Chief Magistrate Dr Douglas Singiza through a zoom link connection to Kitalya …

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