10 Ugandan civil society organisations urge the government of Uganda to conduct swift and transparent investigations the recent wave of office break-ins targeting human rights organisations and take steps to put an end to the practice.
The Minister for Justice and Judicial Affairs of Somaliland should immediately repeal his decision to revoke the license of human rights lawyer Guleid Ahmed Jama.
In DOC-it, organisations will be supported through training, strategic planning, and technical assistance to deploy an electronic documentation system or improve an existing project.
On 12 May 2016, President Museveni was sworn into his fifth term in office, amidst unacceptable restrictions on fundamental freedoms, including freedom of the press, said DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) and the National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders – Uganda (NCHRD – U) today.
As declared by the African Union Assembly, 2016 is the “Africa Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the rights of women”. The continent continues to bear challenges for a transparent, democratic and accountable environment in respect of human rights and rule of law. This year is an opportunity to reflect on what is […]