New Report: Human rights violations during the 2016 Uganda elections

The report by the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Uganda on  human rights violations during the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections. The report, an outcome of an 8-month inquiry documents the violations against the general public, the media, and opposition politicians.

Some of the key findings include;

  1. Disenfranchisement of voters due to late delivery of polling materials in Kampala and Wakiso,  disenfranchisement of Ugandans in the diaspora, detainees, among others.
  2. The media was unable to operate freely and journalists were attacked and restricted while covering the elections.
  3.  limited freedom of assembly especially for opposition candidates and supporters.
  4. excessive use of force by security agencies

Read the full report below.

Human rights and elections in Uganda

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