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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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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New report on Internet Data Traffic blocking during 2018 DRC’S election reveals that the Internet shut down during the DRC presidential election came from the central government

A new report by Sub Saharan African Cyber Threat Modelling reveals that the instruction to shut down the Internet during the DRC presidential election came from the central government, the implementation of the order and the actual blocking was decentralised with each ISP taking different times to implement the order […]

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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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Kiryandongo: MP Taban Amin and President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni propose to evict 2000 residents of Dima in Kiryandongo district

More than 2000 residents of Dima in Kiryandongo district are living in fear after they have received the news of a plan by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the Kiryandongo district MP Taban Amin proposals to evict them from Dima. Residents of Dima claimed they have lived on this land for more […]

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