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Radio reporter threatened by armed forces officers in DR Congo

The independent organisation Journaliste En Danger, JED, is extremely concerned about the safety of Radio Okapi's Bunia correspondent Jean-Paul Basila, who has been the object of recent threats by officers with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC). 17 Oct 2008 »

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Ugandan UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of HR Defenders honored

Margaret Sekaggya, right, the newly appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders and the chairperson of the Republic of Uganda Human Rights Commission was honored yesterday with a public lecture on the UN Special Rapporteur mandate she has jut taken over. The lecture was organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. 15 Oct 2008 »

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Uganda celebrates the international right to know day

On 28th September, the Media Associations, Human Rights Network – Republic of Uganda (HURINET-U), and members of the Coalition on Freedom of Information (COFI) presented a petition to the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda to expedite the implementation of the Access to Information Law (Under Article 41 of the Constitution of Republic of Uganda, 1995 and the Access to Information Act, 2005). 28 Sep 2008 »

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