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Tayebwa summons Premier, Ministers over human rights violations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, has summoned the Prime Minister and party leaders in the House to discuss and try to resolve the unending allegations of human rights violations in the country. The meeting scheduled for Friday, will also involve the Ministers for Security and Internal …

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UNICEF report reveals grave violations against children in conflict

  United Nations | Xinhua | Between 2005 and 2020, the United Nations verified over 266,000 grave violations against children in more than 30 situations of conflict worldwide, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday in a new report. The violations were committed against children by parties to conflict across Africa, …

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Committee to meet Museveni, Kyagulanyi over rights violations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights plans to interact with major Presidential candidates as it investigates concerns of rights violations during elections. The Committee was tasked by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to take stock of violations that marred the electoral process. It is …

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MPs in support of IPU human rights probe committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Kassiano Wadri has appealed to the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) to expeditiously investigate gross human rights violations in Uganda before the 2021 general elections take place. The Inter-Parliamentary Union Standing Committee on Human Rights for parliamentarians sponsored a resolution …

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