NOT YET FREE: A STATEMENT FROM PHIL AFTER ARREST

There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth. You levy a straw tax on the poor and impose a tax on their grain. Therefore, though you have built stone mansions, you will not live in them; though you have planted lush vineyards, you […]

SOLIDARITY UGANDA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

December 4, 2014 Thanks to the tech extraordinaire Mallory Wood, SolidarityUganda.org is up and running! With this new website comes a new support initiative.  This initiative makes it possible for people at ANY financial level to support the organization.  If we can fill a monthly calendar with commitments from monthly donors at the dollar amount of each […]

Coloreds and Collareds: The Origins of Hate

About half a century ago, there was this race-based struggle going on within my country, in which blacks wanted to simply claim they were human beings like the rest of the world. At the present day, many of us look back on the phenomenon of separate drinking fountains and bathrooms as laughable. How could we […]

The Real Reasons I don’t Give Ugandans Money

“There was a lecturer I had from England who once told me, ‘You are very different, Felix. You never ask me for money’,” the Reverend explained as he rode us on the back of his motorbike on our way to check on my land in Kole District. “It’s very bad when people ask visitors for […]

Oringa visiting Canada

Interview with Chris Oringa

An interview with Christopher Oringa, Director of NOTE (Northern Operations for Transformational Education), a chapter of Solidarity Uganda.  Oringa enlights us on the 100,000 acre land dispute in Amuru District. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/4502489″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]