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HRCU WEEKLY UPDATES ISSUE NO_13 OF 2021

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                                                                                                                                                                                        HRCU WEEKLY UPDATE: ISSUE NO.13 OF 2021 April 12, 2021   THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE UGANDA (HRCU) WEEKLY UPDATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND KEY EMERGING ISSUES WITHIN THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS' WORKING ENVIRONMENT ISSUE NO.13 of 2021 |The Week of April 5- April 11, 2021     The week came to climax with the signing of the oil pipeline agreement that will run from Hoima-Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania. The agreement is a milestone for Uganda, East Africa and Human Rights defenders in the country and to be specific those in the Albertine region. HRDs   should take keen interest in the agreements signed so that section by section, article by article are well studied so that issues relating to human rights within the agreement are picked, internalized as a mitigating factor to human rights violations and abu

HRCU WEEKLY UPDATE: ISSUE NO.12 OF 2021

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  THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE UGANDA (HRCU) WEEKLY UPDATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND KEY EMERGING ISSUES WITHIN THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS' WORKING ENVIRONMENT ISSUE NO.12 OF 2021 |The Week of March 29 - April 4, 2021 WELCOME TO THE MONTH OF APRIL!  The year, 2021 is moving on well despite the challenges that keep manifesting here and there. They are a reflection of the dynamic environment within which we move, live and have our being but as human rights defenders, we should be able to look out for opportunities through which we shall continue to promote and strive for the protection and realization of human rights and fundamental freedoms. The country received "disturbing" news of the demise of Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga. HRCU joins the large community of Ugandans to express grief and share condolences over the passing of this key figure who also doubled as a human rights advocate and defender. May his soul rest in everlasting peace. Below are some of the updates

HRCU WEEKLY UPDATE | ISSUE NO.11 OF 2021

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THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE UGANDA (HRCU) WEEKLY UPDATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND KEY EMERGING ISSUES WITHIN THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS' WORKING ENVIRONMENT ISSUE NO.11 OF 2021 |The Week of March 22 - 28, 2021 INTRODUCTION Welcome to the last week of March as we look forward to April 2021.  Your labor and hard work in promoting and striving for the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Uganda and beyond is never in vain and at one opportune time, more fruits and impact will be realized. Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU) remains committed to scanning the environment in which human rights defenders (HRDs) work in Uganda and sharing with all stakeholders relevant information that is hoped to inform better and realistic strategies towards improving the said environment so that in the course of their work, HRDs have all it takes to make human rights enjoyment a reality. Below are some of the key updates from the week ended March 28, 2021 COVID-19 SITUATION AND UPDAT