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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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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The 500 households evicted by Hoima Sugar Limited are helpless

About 500 households who were evicted by Hoima Sugar Limited in 2013 are still helpless and they have nowhere to go to. Hoima Sugar Limited evicted about 6000 indigenous communities of Bakiga ,Banyoro and some Alur communities from 1,300 acres in Kijayo, Buhaguzi county in Kikube district to pave way […]

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The Albertine Watch rejects the statement of the Bagungu Community Association (BACA) as this would lead to ethnic genocide among the tribal community of Buliisa district

In response to the statement issued by the Bagungu Community Association (BACA), expressing dissatisfaction over the Tilenga project and Bagungu cultural heritage specifically in regards to the Joint Venture Partners (JVPs) – TOTAL E&P, TULLOW and CNOOC ESIA report that “no indigenous people were identified within the Project Area” and, […]

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Buliisa: Total E&P , Atacama Consulting and Bagungu tribe are Linked to Ongoing Violation of Human rights and Environmental Degradation in North of Albertine rift, Buliisa district

The discovery of oil and gas along Albertine graben came with a smile on the face of many locals along this rift in anticipation of jobs for the youth, better social services provision among others but to their dismay, they have come to realize that it is a curse in […]

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Albertine region’s Human Rights Defenders receiving threats from Government officials ,business men and Oil companies.

There are concerns for the safety of human rights defenders working in the Albertine region of Uganda as they confront land grabbing and severe abuse of natural resources in the Albertine Graben . Human Rights Defenders in the region are systematically being targeted for their stands on environmental destruction being […]

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Tycoon Kahwa Francis influences on Land Grabbing and Human Rights Violation in Bullisa and Hoima Districts .

Land conflict which resembles those of Ogoni land in Niger Delta has begun to happen in the local community of Waaki and Runga in Kigorobya ,Hoima district. The local residents are calling for immediate protection from government bodies and the Civil Society organizations to save them from the brutal actions […]

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