ANNOUNCING WINNERS OF THE 2020 SOLIDARITY UGANDA AWARDS

Standing up against injustices and defending human rights is a risky and stressful task involving speaking truth to power and regularly stepping on the toes of those who have the power, might, and will to destroy anyone standing in their way with no qualms. Most people would rarely want to do this in any given […]

ACTIVISTS AND ORGANISERS IN UGANDA DISTRIBUTE MASKS TO SAFEGUARD COMMUNITIES DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC.

As COVID19 cases increase in Uganda, the government has made it is mandatory to wear protective masks in public spaces. With numerous people pushed out of jobs because of the government imposed lockdown, the majority cannot afford catering for their daily basic needs and in addition, acquire masks. It is against this that Solidarity Uganda […]

UGANDAN SECURITY PERSONNEL CONTINUE TO BRUTALIZE CITIZENS AMIDST THE COVID19 LOCKDOWN

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 […]