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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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Safeguarding Human Rights Defenders during COVID-19

A Strategic Emergency Response Initiative seeking to establish and coordinate a joint mechanism that offers effective emergency response solutions to the dynamic and complex HRDs security needs associated with the working environment in Uganda, especially during this COVID-19 Pandemic. Cognizant that Uganda has registered some progress in managing the situation and infection rate, these achievements …

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