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OPINION: HRW Report on Kasese Clashes Lacks Depth

Government has received a report of Human Rights Watch on the November 2016 Kasese incidences, titled “Uganda: Ensure Independent Investigation into Kasese killings”. Our examination of the report however reveals several inconsistencies and flaws that do not represent the true facts of the subject matter. The report lacks depth, especially on

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VERBATIM: HRW Urges Uganda to Investigate Kasese Killings

 Palace Attack Deaths Underreported; at Least 15 Children Still Missing  Killings by Ugandan military and police during joint operations in Kasese, western Uganda on November 26-27, 2016, warrant an independent, impartial fact-finding mission with international expertise, Human Rights Watch said today. On the bloodiest day, scores of people, including children, were

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OPINION: The ICC Can’t Live with Africa, But it Can’t Live Without it Either

 "However, to reduce all African opposition against the ICC to the self-interest of African elites ignores the context of Africa’s response."   On the first of February, 2017, the African Union issued a resolution encouraging member states to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Whatever comes of it, the reported plan

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Ugandan Man Faces Deportation from UK for ‘Failure to Prove He is Gay’

A Ugandan-born man identified as Abbey Kyeyune is facing deportation from the UK for failure to prove that he is gay. According to UK Newspaper, The Independent, Kyeyune has  been living in the Manchester since 2014. He was being detained at Campsfield House after he had failed to sufficiently “prove” his sexuality,

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