STATEMENT ON ALL OF THE DAMN STATEMENTS ABOUT UGANDA

The leadership of Solidarity Uganda grows increasingly frustrated by idle statements unaccompanied by action substantial enough to compromise Dictator Yoweri Museveni’s unbridled 35-year grip on power. This is not our first rodeo. We have been here before. Ambassadors, civil society organizations, and others continue to call upon the dictatorship to open democratic political space for […]

Mass Land Grabbing; An injustice perpetrated by the state

Unfairness in land use, control, and governance has existed for decades now, with corruption, unfair policies, and other injustices embedded in the land tenure system. The graft problem has not spared the police, the judiciary related to land deals as well as the procuring departments where collusion has struck deep, and large cash bribes are […]

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 […]

WOMEN IN THE ALBERTINE REGION UNITE AGAINST LAND GRABBING

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 […]