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Digital Security Risks Human Rights NGOs were Exposed to during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdowns

A week after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID 19 a global pandemic, Uganda registered its first case. A month later, the disease was widespread across the country, prompting the operationalization of WHO-recommended and Government-imposed emergency measures to contain the spread of the virus. These included partial and eventually total lockdowns, a ban on …

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The Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill tabled in Parliament

#HRDProtectionBill2020, is a journey that begun in 2014, with a study conducted by DPI “The Legislative Climate for HRDs in Uganda.” A glance at the legal excesses”, which analyzed the gaps in prevailing laws vis a vis the work of HRDs and recommended for a specific law that provides for the recognition and protection of …

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