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THE STATE OF THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN EMERGING DEMOCRACIES A CASE STUDY OF UGANDA

 

This paper examines freedom of expression under the current legal framework in Uganda. The paper is the result of extensive desk review of literature related to the topic of research. While arguing that Uganda has a robust legal framework to protect freedom of expression; it presents key challenges faced in the realisation of the right in Uganda. The paper concludes with recommendations to key stakeholders on how to address the many challenges faced in the exercise of freedom of expression in the country.

Citizens Perspectives on Land Capping in Uganda

 

This Researck was made possible by with special funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, through the research and Innovation  Fund (RIF) of Makerere University

"We are not Idiots and Lunatics" A Quest for Justice for Persons with Mental Disabilities in Uganda

 

Persons with disabilities, generally, often face discrimination and marginalization in their pursuit of access to justice. The same is much worse for persons with mental disabilities (PWMD) who are in most cases not able to understand the criminal procedures, and might have committed the crime while unaware and have to interface with a criminal justice system whose archaic and outdated laws contain discriminatory provisions.