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Statement 0n the recent Human Rights Concerns in the country

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:35

The Uganda Human Rights Commission is the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) that is constitutionally mandated under Article 51 to protect and promote human rights in Uganda.

Statement on recent Human Rights concerns in the country

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 09:02

The Uganda Human Rights Commission is deeply concerned about the general escalation of killings in the country which have been prevalent in the last three months. The Commission condemns them in the strongest terms possible.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) elects Mr. Med S.K Kaggwa as the next Chairperson of the OIC

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 14:44

The Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Mr. Med S.K Kaggwa was on Wednesday 30 th November 2016 unanimously elected as the next Chairperson of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ( OIC) with effect from January 2017

Joint Press Release for the International Human Rights Day 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:14
Uganda Human Rights Commission

Statement issued by the; Uganda Human Rights Commission, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Uganda, Human Rights Network - Uganda, ACTV, Human Rights Centre Uganda, AHURIO, Kumi Human Rights Initiative, Inter aid, FHRI, Chapter 4, Refugee Law Project, among others to the Media as we commemorate the International Human Rights Day 2016 Issued on Wednesday 7 th December 2016

Every December 10 th , Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Human Rights Day which is significant to all humanity and a landmark...

Statement on the recent clashes in Rwenzori region in Kasese District

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 14:46

Statement on the recent clashes in Rwenzori region in Kasese District on Sunday 27 th November 2016. Issued on Friday 2 nd December 2016

Joint Press Statement for Third National Conference On Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 16:48

On behalf of all the partner organisations, allow me to welcome everyone present here especially the members of the media fraternity, to the Uganda Human Rights Commission which is hosting today's Press Conference.

UHRC Chairperson tours Karamoja sub-region

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:38

The Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) Mr Med Kaggwa last week toured Karamoja sub-region to acquaint himself with the human rights situation in the region.

UHRC Press Release on Police brutality against civilians

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 09:51

Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) whose mandate is to protect and promote human rights and freedoms in the country is deeply concerned by the recent incidents of police brutality against un-armed civilians.

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