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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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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Environmental Defender Amanzuru is receiving death threatening messages from Ugandan Ministry of Health Employee Kevin Kelike Aza

Adjumani: Environmental Human rights defender William Leslie Amanzuru is receiving death threatening messages from Kevin Kelike Aza , a midwife with Ugandan Ministry of Health in Gulu district. According to the twitter posting by Amanzuru its believed that the threats against him is getting to another sophisticated level that needs […]

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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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