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activists have praised Uganda's decision to stop genetically modified crops, just like Kenya five years ago. President Yoweri ... The Environment and Food Sovereignty, a local lobby, say the Ugandan law, in its current form, will eliminate the Indigenous plants, animals and birds. "If it had become law, all the ...
The migrants were told they had three months to leave, drawing condemnation by activists who said the Israeli's government move would endanger people's lives. Israel did not specify where the asylum seekers should go, but local media and rights groups have previously said that Rwanda and Uganda ...

According to the health rights activists, if passed into law, the Bill will promote freedom of patients whose rights have been violated by some health ... The organisations include Action Group for Health human rights and HIV/AIDS Uganda, Reproductive Health Uganda, Health Action Group, Joyce Fertility ...
The petitioners say that contrary to principles established in the Constitution, Leadership Code of Conduct, values and aspirations of Ugandans, Kutesa ... We are concerned that Uganda is now viewed as a country of greedy and egocentric people with no political will to fight corruption," he added.
The activists from Environment and Food Sovereignty, a consortium of environmentalists and food rights activists, argued that the Biosafety Bill in its current form sought to abolish the local plants, animals and birds that have supported the population for ages. "We appreciate the President (Museveni)'s ...
Uganda has denied partnering with Israel to host thousands of African migrants who have been ordered to leave the Middle East country within 90 days. ... Civil society activists have backed President Museveni for rejecting to assent to the Biosafety Bill 2017, saying the move saved the country's Indigenous species and the ...

Israel tacitly recognises that the Sudanese and Eritreans cannot be returned to their dangerous homelands, so it has signed deals with Rwanda and Uganda, which agree to accept departing migrants on condition they consent to the arrangement, activists say. Migrants started coming in large numbers ...
Kampala -- Uganda has denied partnering with Israel to host thousands of African migrants who have been ordered to leave the Middle East country within 90 ... Dr Sewanyana, a human rights activist observed that Uganda as a host country would be in fulfilment of her international obligations to accord ...
KAMPALA - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signed a law that scraps a 75-year age cap for presidential candidates, a spokesperson for parliament said on Tuesday, a move critics say will allow him to remain in power indefinitely. Museveni, 73, has ruled Uganda for 31 years and could now stand ...
28 automatic seats for women MPs was best idea - Activist ... Kaliya said Malawi should have learned from countries like South Africa, Mozambique and Uganda, where similar provisions have helped increase the number of ... Gender activists say they are attempting to have the provision reconsidered.
Uganda's opposition plans to challenge a new amendment to the Constitution to remove the presidential age limit in court, Kenya's Daily Nation reports. ... However, opposition activists countered that it's a ploy by the leader of the East African country to stay in power despite the president years ago ...
QueerKIFF was one of the few remaining spaces for LGBTQ people in Uganda to organize after a series of attacks on the community in recent years. The country's Pride festival was cancelled for the second consecutive year in June after Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo threatened to organize ...
By then, he will be 77 -- two years past the age limit for a president set by Uganda's 1995 Constitution. A majority of lawmakers supported the bill, which passed 315 to 62 late Wednesday night, but a majority of Ugandans opposed it. A September poll by Afrobarometer found that 75 percent of respondents ...
(Nairobi, December 15, 2017) - Ugandan police raided and forcibly closed the Queer Kampala International Film Festival on December 9, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The festival ... "Ugandans should be able to watch educational films about LGBT people without having to fear the police.".
According to the human rights activists in the country, Uganda lacks a legal regime to protect proponents and defenders of human rights issues. ... human rights initiative (FHRI) attacked human rights organizations in Uganda saying they were not doing enough to protect and fight for the rights of Ugandans.
Kampala -- Robert Kirenga, the Executive Director National Coalition of human rights Defenders Uganda spoke to the Independent's Flavia Nassaka about his perspective on the international human rights defenders day and general human rights situation in the country. You launched in 2013.
Leaders from the frontlines of mining struggles in The Philippines, Colombia and Uganda travelled to the UK this November to expose the true costs of the UK's extensive ties to the global mining ... Maria Camila Mendez is an organiser with COSAJUCA, a youth-led activist group in Cajamarca, Colombia.

Other countries in which citizen Lab found infected devices included Egypt, Ethiopia itself, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda. The OMN in the U.S. was targeted as recently as November 22, Citizen Lab said. Jawar Mohammad, executive director of OMN and a highly visible Oromo activist, was ...
Henry Oryem Okello told a local Ugandan news agency, Daily Monitor that no such deal had been reached with Israel, which is ordering Africans it labels ... Dr Livingstone Sewanyana, a human rights activist in Uganda says that repatriation of refugees is only acceptable if they would not suffer the same or ...
When he was about 10, he was sent to a Ugandan boarding school to learn English prior to immigrating to the United States. Beshir credits the MTSU Scholars Academy, a program that prepares entering freshmen through workshops and other activities, with helping adjust to his new environment.
Leaders from the frontlines of mining struggles in The Philippines, Colombia and Uganda travelled to the UK this November to expose the true costs of the UK's extensive ties to the global mining ... Maria Camila Mendez is an organiser with COSAJUCA, a youth-led activist group in Cajamarca, Colombia.
Gay Ugandan activists rebuilding lives in Utah after fleeing anti-LGBTQ repression in Africa. Utah, though, presents its challenges to Barnabas Wobiliya and Apollo Kimuli. (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) l-r In their native Uganda, a. (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) In his native Uganda, ...
Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other ... Opiyo spoke to DW in Berlin about the dangers of being a human rights activist in Uganda and the questionable democratic practices of Uganda's ...
U.N. rights investigators and independent activists have accused government forces of widespread violations and of running a campaign of ...
Morocco sentences two activists to 20-year terms ... In August another activist was also sentenced to 20 years in jail in connection with the ...
Lawyers and activists report that Dutch immigration authorities are ... Shayleen, 22, says she fled her home country of Uganda two years ago after ... One of these cases is Shayleen, a 22-year-old Ugandan woman with a soft ...
23 women have been murdered in these Ugandan towns since May; police ... Rose Nakimuli closed up her small hair salon in provincial Uganda. ... Locals and activist groups accuse the police of being overwhelmed and ...
23 women have been murdered in these Ugandan towns since May. ... of her life, Rose Nakimuli closed up her small hair salon in provincial Uganda. ... Locals and activist groups accuse the police of being overwhelmed and ...
Njonjo Mue is not the typical human rights activist: He is brilliant, ... other activists at Uhuru Park to demand for a new Constitution ahead of the elections. ... as Regional Director with Panos Eastern Africa based in Uganda up to ...
And earlier this month Uganda finally voted the National Biosafety Bill of 2012 into law. This law will allow Ugandan farmers to finally grow GM ...
Kampala, Uganda - Noah Musiba sat by the door all night listening out for a ... to the Ugandan police, although many believe the number may be higher. ... But Ugandans are not satisfied with any of these explanations, and many ... of women Lawyers (FIDA), and is one of the activists convinced that this is ...
Let Our People Go: Plight of activists and lawyers held in Tanzania without ... Those detained include nine Tanzanians, two South Africans and one Ugandan. ... to the former Tanzanian president and anti-colonial activist.
Uganda: Let Ugandans Debate Age Limit Removal Freely ... by Opposition activists to campaign against the lifting of age limit for presidential ...
The key stakeholders in reproductive health converged to discuss the different on-ground realities and challenges of the Ugandan girl child.
A family planning outreach programme in Busia, Uganda. ... activists condemned the decision as a "failure of leadership". ... "The Ugandan government is resisting evidence-based interventions to respond to the crisis of teen ...
In Africa, LGBTQ rights activists Worry About Trump Impact ... Dakar, Senegal -- Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried ... Ugandan men hold a rainbow flag reading "Join hands to end LGBTI genocide" as they celebrate on August 9, 2014 during the annual gay pride in Entebbe, Uganda.
I was interviewing and photographing a group of activist girls in Kampala, Uganda. Many were daughters of sex workers, all of whom are ...
David Duli, the Country director of World Wide fund for nature Uganda, said they came out to support Ayeni because it was a big step towards ...
Under their umbrella body, the National Coalition of human rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U), the activists said they 'were shocked and ...
The dialogue takes place at the Uganda National Museum where a ... will be recorded at Fire Base Studio in the Ugandan capital this week.
KAMPALA -- Fistfights and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda's ... The move to extend his rule has met widespread opposition from civic rights activists, the ... Ugandan lawmakers involve in a fight in the parliament ahead of ...
The president's popular support is waning, while the arrest of political opponents and activists has significantly undermined his international legitimacy. As detailed in a recent International Crisis Group report, Uganda faces a growing crisis of governance on numerous fronts. Politically, economically and ...
(Nairobi, December 15, 2017) - Ugandan police raided and forcibly closed the Queer Kampala International Film Festival on December 9, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The festival ... "Ugandans should be able to watch educational films about LGBT people without having to fear the police.".
The Parliamentary committee on human rights and members of the human rights movement in Uganda are in the process of introducing to parliament a private members' Bill on protection of rights for human rights defenders. According to the human rights activists in the country, Uganda lacks a legal ...
Kampala -- Robert Kirenga, the Executive Director National Coalition of human rights Defenders Uganda spoke to the Independent's Flavia Nassaka about his perspective on the international human rights defenders day and general human rights situation in the country. You launched in 2013.
This refugee-turned-activist from Uganda wants to end global inequality ... Byanyima became the first female Ugandan to graduate with a ...
Lawmakers brawled in Uganda's parliament for a second day ... rule, has stirred widespread resistance from rights activists, opposition parties, ...
Dickens Kamugisha(3rd Left) and other discussannats about Uganda's Environment and Oil and gas developments. Login to license this image ...
Fighting broke out in Uganda's parliament for a second day between ... Ugandan opposition lawmakers fight with plain-clothes security personnel in ... has stirred widespread opposition from rights activists, the political opposition, ... said banning live broadcasts was "to shut out Ugandans and keep them in ...
Under their umbrella body, the National Coalition of human rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U), the activists said they 'were shocked and ...


 

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