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New Law Criminalizes HIV/AIDS Transmission, Requires Pregnant Women to Undergo HIV Testing (September 17, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

In August 2014, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law the HIV and AIDS prevention and ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Discrimination; HIV/AIDS; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Parliament Approves Anti-Pornography Bill (December 23, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 18, 2013, Uganda's 375-member unicameral Parliament adopted the Anti-Pornography Bill, 2011, which seeks to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Pornography
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Gatherings of Three or More People Without Prior Police Approval Outlawed (August 14, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On August 6, 2013, Uganda's 388-member unicameral Parliament passed the Public Order Management Bill, 2011 (POMB), ...

Topic: Constitution; Freedom of speech; Police power
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Women Judges Voice Concern over Domestic Violence (July 08, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase ...

Topic: Domestic violence; Judges; Families
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Mobile Courts Program Launched (April 18, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On April 15, 2013, a pilot program to establish mobile courts in refugee settlements was launched ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Uganda; United Nations

Media Law Passed (September 12, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Uganda's Parliament recently passed a new media law, the Uganda Communications Act 2012, and created a ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Proposal to Re-Introduce Presidential Term Limits (April 25, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on April 17, 2012, that a group of Members of the Parliament of ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Parliament Considering Petroleum Bill (February 10, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On February 8, 2012, the Ugandan government tabled the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) ...

Topic: Mineral resources and mines
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Bill Criminalizing HIV/AIDS Transmission Advances in Parliament (July 20, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on July 14, 2011, that Uganda's 332-member unicameral Parliament (Parliament website, last ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Government Brings Treason Charges Against Six Opposition Supporters (June 29, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

Reuters reported on June 28, 2011, that the Ugandan government has brought six individuals, said to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Lawyers Sue over Rights Violations (June 10, 2011) by Constance Johnson

In late May 2011, lawyers from the East Africa Law Society (EALS) filed several suits with ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: East African Community; Kenya; Uganda

Human Rights Watch Finds Ongoing Use of Torture, Illegal Detention (March 25, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 23, 2011, Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a report documenting how the Government of ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Speaker Orders 77 Members of Parliament to Vacate Their Seats (February 17, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 ...

Topic: Legislative power
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Court Issues Ruling That May Force 70 MPs to Lose Their Seats (February 07, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of ...

Topic: Legislative power
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Court Rules Leaking of Homosexuals' Identity by Media Unlawful (January 04, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

In what rights groups are already calling a landmark ruling, on December 30, 2010, the Ugandan ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Ban on Importation of Used Appliances (October 12, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 28, 2010, the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament passed the Finance (Amendment) Bill 2010 which, ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: Ghana; Uganda

Draft Law on Public Gatherings Criticized (October 04, 2010) by Constance Johnson

Uganda's proposed law, the Public Order Management Bill, has been criticized by a number of legislators ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Terror Charges Against Pakistanis Dismissed (September 29, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On September 23, 2010, in Uganda, the Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court released two men from Pakistan ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Government Urged to Enact Bill on Prohibition of Torture (September 28, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak, recently called upon the Ugandan government to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Uganda

167 Inmates on Death Row Get Breaks on Sentences (September 15, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on September 13, 2010, that 167 inmates who have been on death row ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Uganda

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Last updated: September 17, 2014