The Uganda Police Force (UPF) must preserve the sanctity of the Courts of Law and ensure that judicial officers and lawyers are protected in the course of their duties, said the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders-Uganda (NCHRD-U), Chapter Four Uganda, DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) and the Foundation for […]
National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Uganda (NCHRD-U) and the undersigned civil society organisations strongly condemn the continued violation of human rights by the Ugandan Police Force (UPF) following the 4 August raid on a lawful LGBTI assembly. We call on the Uganda Government to respect the rights to freedom of assembly as guaranteed […]
Uganda: Civil society, human rights activists condemn Ugandan police attack on lawful LGBTI pride celebration
On August 4, the third night of a week of Ugandan LGBTI Pride celebrations, a vibrant pageant underway at Kampala’s Club Venom to crown Mr/Ms/Mx Uganda was brutally and unlawfully raided by the Uganda police, starting at approximately 11:30 pm. Police claimed that they had been told a “gay wedding” was taking place and that […]
Union africaine: Des activistes africains contestent les attaques contre la Cour Pénale Internationale.
UNHRC32: Support resolution on the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the internet
DefendDefenders and more than 80 other organisations have called on the UN Human Rights Council to support a resolution on “the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet” and to reject attempts led by Russia and China to weaken it.