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Data Protection and Privacy

BECAUSE PRIVACY IS A HUMAN RIGHT, SO WE FIGHT FOR IT

We know that privacy is a qualified fundamental human right and it is articulated in all of the major international and regional human rights instruments. It is upon that background that we fight for it.

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Freedom of expression

A RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION FOR EVERY UGANDAN

Every Ugandan has the right to freedom of expression through any media platform without interference. It’s a right guaranteed to them by the constitution of Uganda. We are always at the forefront to always remind the Government of Uganda to respect and protect citizen’s enjoyment of freedom of expression whether in online or offline contexts.

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Research

EXPLORE OUR RESEARCH ARCHIVE

You can freely download Unwanted Witness research and reports from this section for academic and editorial purposes. If you would like to re-use reports that we have published in commercial works such as print journals, magazines or books, please contact us for the necessary permissions.”

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Digital Identity

MAKING MORE OUT OF DIGITAL IDENTITY INITIATIVES

Because Digital Identity is now often used in ways that require data about persons stored in computer systems to be linked to their civil, or national, identities, Unwanted Witness plays a critical roles to ensure identification initiatives introduced by the government of Uganda reflect the lived experiences of Ugandans most affected by these systems and respect human rights such as right to privacy and exacerbate systemic discrimination/exclusions.

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Cyber Security

PROTECTING THE INTERNET AGAINST MALICIOUS ACTORS

In working to make the internet more secure, it’s essential to support fundamental human rights when creating and deploying technology. By engaging a team of technical experts in our policy advocacy, Unwanted Witness develops advocatesfor respect of fundamental rights while making critical communications infrastructure more secure.

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Cyber Policy and Laws

CYBER POLICY AND LAWS

Cyber Policy is an informative and interactive civic participatory platform offering opportunities for public engagement and discussions on decisions and policies that affect internet users and communities in Uganda.

The platform provides knowledge and updates about Uganda’s Cyber laws, public petitions, and litigation related to cyber, as well as focusing on either policy gaps or challenging provisions that infringe on citizens’ cyber rights.

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