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HRCU WEEKLY UPDATE: ISSUE NO.35 OF 2021

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  THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE UGANDA (HRCU) WEEKLY UPDATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND KEY EMERGING ISSUES WITHIN THE HRDS’ WORKING ENVIRONMENT ISSUE NO.35 OF 2021 | WEEK OF 13 TH TO 19 TH SEPTEMBER 2021 Welcome to a new week! It is good that we completed the past week despite the challenges that were met.  On Tuesday 14 th September 2021, news was spread or received of the death of Ms. Juiet Ebil , a focal and vocal human rights defender in Lira district/Lango sub region. She was working as Team Leader/Programme Manager at the Lira based Facilitation for Peace and Development ( FAPAD )  https://fapaduganda.org/team/ebil-juliet/ .  Juliet will be remembered as a resilient  human rights defender  who loved working with everyone and who prioritized the promotion of democracy, good governance and human rights promotion, protection and realization for all. She was laid to rest on Saturday 18 th September 2021 in Kole district. May her soul continue to rest in everlasting peace. Please see

HRCU WEEKLY UPDATE: ISSUE NO.34 OF 2021

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  THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE UGANDA (HRCU) WEEKLY UPDATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND KEY EMERGING ISSUES WITHIN THE HRDS’ WOKING ENVIRONMENT WEEK OF 6 TH TO 12 TH SEPTEMBER 2021 It’s a great new week that we look towards. There is nothing in life that beats faith, hope and love. Simply knowing that our tomorrow will be greater and brighter than today is enough to keep us working and advancing in whatever cause we are engaged. The message is simple: “all of us are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” The Human Rights Centre values the contribution of everyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Uganda and world over. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Legislative Advocacy: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS’ LAW COLLABORATORS MEET WITH MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT On Friday 10 th September 2021, some representatives from civil society organizations involved in advocating for the passing of the Human Rights Defenders’ Protec