Hoima: Environmental Activist received death threats from the Hoima Resident District Commissioner (RDC).

On August 15, Batwaimasa Janepher, an Environmental Human Rights Defender working with the Navigators of Development Organisation (NAVODA) in the Albertine region was directly attacked by the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Mr.Samuel Kisembo Araali.In one of the meeting held at the Hoima district headquarters, Mr.Samuel Kisembo stated that Janepher Batwaimasa […]

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Is EU Defending the Defenders? New Amnesty International report shows that the European Union (EU) is short on its promises to protect Human Rights Defenders.

Human rights defenders face mounting deadly threats and attacks for defending the rights of all of us. At this crucial and challenging moment for defenders, new Amnesty International Report asks: is the European Union (EU) defending the defenders? Human rights defenders (HRDs) are people – journalists, lawyers, health professionals, teachers, and activists – […]

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The struggles to protect the Albertine region of Uganda amidst the growing Environmental threats and Ecological degradation resulting from extractives and Agri-business

The greatest threat Uganda should prepare to face today is not political, nor economic, but environmental. Uganda is going to face an unprecedented crisis of water resources that threatens to render vast swathes of the country near-uninhabitable within the coming decades. Groundwater reserves will have exhausted, rainfall will decline, and […]

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