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Friends of the Earth France and Uganda, together with 4 other organisations, have launched legal action to stop a landgrab and polluting oil project in Murchison Falls natural park, Uganda. “The situation on the ground is dramatic, with thousands of people already deprived of access to their livelihoods… It’s very […]

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report on activities of security operatives and local politicians in Pakwach district

This research in Pakwach district was conducted between February and May 2019, the research reveals the practical and human rights consequences that local government and security forces had carried out arbitrary arrests and detentions, used physical violence, and seized or destroyed the property of fishermen communities. Fishermen told the Albertine […]

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An Independent Investigation reveals French Oil Company Total and Atacama Consulting are abusing the rights of the community in Ngwedu, Buliisa district

An independent investigation of French Oil Giant Total and Atacama Consulting the company that belongs to the daughter of President Museveni revealed that the two companies are regularly violating the human rights of the community in Ngwedu sub county of Buliisa district in the Albertine region. The investigation, conducted by […]

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The court in Uganda has allowed the destruction of 22 square miles of part of Bugoma Central Forest Reserve in Hoima District to pave way for sugarcane growing.

The Bugoma Forest is a protected tropical forest that is situated southwest of Hoima and northeast of Kyenjojo towns, and east of Lake Albert, in the Hoima district of western Uganda. It was gazetted in the 1930s and came under the mandate of the National Forestry Authority in 2003. The […]

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People’s views about the ongoing Oil developments in their communities and how they are affected because of irresponsible oil activities being undertaken on their territories by total and the Atacama consulting

Every community member from all over the villages of Ngwedu sub-county in Buliisa district is experiencing the same complex problems. The problems are mostly linked to the theft of their land, water sources and cultural sites. Land grabbing and forceful evictions accompanied with low compensation rates which are not affected […]

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Ola Bini the Swedish Developer Who Visited Assange Arrested In Ecuador

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — An ace Swedish programmer who was an early, ardent supporter of WikiLeaks has been arrested in Ecuador in an alleged plot to blackmail the country’s president over his abandonment of Julian Assange. But friends of Ola Bini say the soft-spoken encryption expert is being unfairly targeted […]

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More Than A Dozen Of Community Land Rights Defenders Are Facing Persecution For Resisting Illegal Land Eviction In Kiryandongo District

15 outspoken natives who have been mobilising fellow peers to resist an illegal and violent eviction targeting their land are facing persecution from Kiryandongo district security committee. The persecution is meant to threaten community leaders and pave way for agribusiness for Agilis partners, owned by Joseph Initiatives. Since late 2017, […]

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MasiNdi Court Declines To Halt A Forceful And Violent Eviction Of 2300 Families Off Their Land

Thousands of native families in Kiryandongo district are facing violent and forceful eviction by Agilis Partners from a piece of land they have occupied for decades. The situation worsened after the High Court in Masindi, western Uganda, dismissed their application that sought to at least temporarily stay the eviction until […]

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