More than 600 farmers face eviction threats in Kasanje amidst the Covid19 lockdown

As the Covid-19 pandemic ravages the world, several state, and non-state actors take advantage of vulnerable communities to evict and grab their land. Several politicians, businessmen, and investors have taken advantage of the crisis and the closure of courts to illegally dismiss people from their land despite the fact that the government ceased all land […]

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 […]