Land remains a key symbol of identity for majority of the people in Uganda, yet land grabs perpetrated by rich and powerful individuals, state and non-state actors continue to increase. We continue to empower grassroots communities through training and coaching to enable them to incorporate non-violent resistance in their efforts to wage against land injustices. We mentor them into building strong and impactful campaigns that will allow them to actively use creative means to find solutions to their problems.
As the COVID19 lockdown continues in Uganda, the abuse of human rights and brutal treatment of citizens intensifies. Throughout this week, we have observed several human rights defenders and other citizens arrested and brutalized by security personnel. Our chapter members in Isingiro district, Western Uganda were unlawfully arrested and asked to pay money in order […]
For many years, corruption has noticeably skyrocketed in various public institutions and offices in Uganda. According to a 2018 Transparency International report, Uganda is ranked the 149th least-corrupt country in the world despite claims of curbing the vice by the government. President Museveni announced a policy of zero-tolerance for corruption in 2006 but it has […]
This city belongs to its residents and not landowners. We will continue to support libraries and meeting and learning spaces that are made accessible to the poor. They are a beacon of socialist power amidst an increasingly exclusive and exploitative capitalist city management team bent on privatizing all spaces for the accumulation of wealth of […]
The Albertine region is famous for the oil discovered in the region a couple of years ago. The Albertine region is made up of several districts that include Buliisa, Kasese, Masindi, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Hoima, Kagadi and Ntoroko. While the oil discovery would be a source of economic growth and development for the region, it hasn’t […]