The Ugandan government has not held to account security officials who unlawfully detained, tortured several government critics, HRW.
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Ugandan Journalists Charged With Cyberstalking The President
It is dangerous to criticize the President in Uganda. “Cyberstalking the president” has lately been charged against some journalists.
Uganda: Ensure Justice For Detained, Tortured Author
HRW urges Ugandan authorities to investigate reports of torture of exiled satirical writer and government critic Kakwenza Rukirabashaija.
Detained Ugandan Satirical Novelist Displays Signs Of Torture
Novelist and winner of the prestigious 2021 PEN Pinter Prize Kakwenza Rukirabashaija is the latest torture victim of the Ugandan regime.
Uganda Dictator Museveni Sworn In for Sixth Term
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni took the oath of office for the sixth term on Wednesday, as he had done five times before.
Experts Sound Alarm Over Uganda ‘Brutal’ Election Crackdown
Uganda’s 2021 electoral context has seen a brutal election crackdown. Some have been arrested, others tortured in state gulags.
Impunity Reigns Amid Enforced Disappearances of Uganda Opposition
After Uganda’s recent violent national elections, the new spate of enforced disappearances adds to an atmosphere of terror.
Documenting the Internet Shutdown Ahead of Uganda Elections
Last week, amid its 2021 general election, Uganda was disconnected from the internet entirely, according to a new report.
Uganda’s Bobi Wine Accuses President of Staging Vote ‘Coup’
Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine accused the country’s longtime president of staging a “coup” in last week’s election.
Repressive Uganda Internet Restrictions Spiked Before Election
Voters also endured a mass internet shutdown despite pressure from the international community to refrain from such actions.