Latest Press release 2014The year 2013 was manifest with both progressive and prohibitive incidents in the human rights discourse. The Human Rights Committee of Parliament developed a checklist that will require them to subject all bills and business before them to international, regional and human rights standards to ensure compliance. How ever there were other Human rights Violations that persisted in 2013. Read More
101 Things You Wanted To Know About The Police But Were Afraid To AskIn a democracy, the police are not agents of the government in power, but rather have a constitutional duty to protect and safeguard everyone. Like bureaucrats, the police are public servants paid for by citizens for their service. Hence, citizens have an obligation to play an oversight role and demand for accountability. It is important to note that, just as the police have a duty towards citizens, the people have a duty towards the police. Read more.
Coalition On Freedom of Information (COFI)
The coalition on the freedom of information was formed in 2003 by a group of Civil Society Organizations to influence the quality of legislation on Access to Information when the Act was still a Bill. After the passing of the Act in 2005, the Coalition aggressively engaged Government and other stakeholders to popularize, and advocate for the operationalization of the Act. This has been through coalition strengthening, organizing conferences and workshops, regional training workshops, media advocacy, research and documentation, production of Information, Education and Communication materials, public interest litigation, engaging in study tours to compare with other countries that have enacted and utilized the access to information law, commemorating the right to know day, and publicity among others. Read More.
The Capacity assessment Report for Hurinet-U member Organisations 2013
The member organization Capacity Assessment falls within the overall aimof strengthening the capacity of member organizations to implement Human rights work in a more effective manner in pursuit of the promotion, protection and respect of human rights in Uganda. The assessment report gives an in-depth understanding of the capacity strength of HURINET–U members.Read more
Currently running activities
Human Rights Defenders Training (HRD) 4th-5th of March 2014
Universal Periodic Review/National Action Plan 14th March 2014