Taking total to court: Civil Society activists to present Solid evidence as Total has denied that she is not involved in human rights violation and lack of vigilance

Total and Atacama Consulting have committed widespread systematic human rights abuses against local communities. Well documented allegations of violent and systematic abuses include rape, torture, forced labor, land confiscation, and forced relocation as well as environmental harms. Many of these abuses and others are still ongoing and are documented by […]

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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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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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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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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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