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.
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FROM NAKED PROTESTS TO CARRYING EMPTY COFFINS; THE APAA PEOPLE INTENSIFY THE FIGHT FOR THEIR HOMELAND
For over 20 years, the Apaa community in Amuru district, Northern Uganda has maintained its resilience in the fight against government plans to demarcate about 827 square kilometers of Apaa land to Uganda Wildlife Authority, (UWA). According to UWA, the land is meant to pave way for UWA to create a wildlife-protected area. But this […]
COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN ARUA DISRUPT COUNCIL MEETING TO STOP BARIFA FOREST ECO TOURISM DESIGN PLAN
Two weeks ago, the National Building Review Board and Arua City Council came to a collective resolution to stop the development plans for Barifa Forest as they would cause harm to the forest. The meeting brought together representatives from National Building Review Board, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), National Forestry Authority (NFA), and Arua City […]
THE LUGANDA VERSION OF GENE SHARP’S “FROM DICTATORSHIP TO DEMOCRACY”
Download the Luganda Version of From Dictatorship to Democracy Here Hello Comrades, A few months ago with permission from the Albert Einstein Institution, we embarked on translating Gene Sharp’s “From Dictatorship to Democracy” to Luganda one of Uganda’s local languages. We are excited to inform you that we concluded the translation and it is now available […]
Imprisoned Ugandan academic urges ‘no revolution without a feminist revolution’
Stella Nyanzi refuses to let Ugandan women be spectators in the struggle to end a 30-year dictatorship.