Uganda Campaigns

Open letter calling for global ban on biometric recognition technologies that enable mass and discriminatory surveillance | Joint open letter

Full pdf statement | List of 179 signatories from 55 countries | Join the campaign LRWC has joined 179 signatories from 55 countries in an open letter released 7 June 2021 calling for a global ban on the uses of facial biometric recognition technologies that enable mass surveillance and … [Read more...]

Uganda: Grave Risks to Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders in Light of the Anti-Homosexuality Law | Letter

Full PDF Version UGANDA: On 24 February 2014 Ugandan authorities signed into force a law criminalizing homosexuality in contravention of domestic and international law obligations. The law imposes life imprisonment for homosexuality and allows imprisonment of up to seven years for promoting, … [Read more...]

Uganda: Violation of Judiciary Independence

Re: Violation of Judiciary Independence To: Excellency President Museveni and Minister Kiddu From: Cara E.I. Gibbons, B.A. (Hon), LL.B. Date: 2007-03-12 Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada ("LRWC") is a committee of Canadian lawyers and law professors who campaign internationally for advocacy … [Read more...]