March 18, 2021

Report: How undemocratic practices limit digital rights enjoyment, proper governance in Uganda

Uganda’s internet usage has grown in recent years with over 10 million users. The usage provides a new digital landscape that facilitates the work of human rights defenders, activists, journalists, minority groups and citizens.
March 14, 2021

Government urged to scrap OTT

Unwanted Witness, a vicil society group in partnership with Future Challenges, Digital Human Rights Lab have […]
March 9, 2021

Activists sue govt, seek Covid-19 vaccination for all Ugandans

Activists have sued Government, seeking a declaration that the exclusion of Ugandans without National Identification Cards […]
March 9, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine: CSOs petition court challenging national ID requirement

Allan Sempala Kigozi who is the head of legal at Unwanted Witness states that he knows very well that the access to and replacement of lost national identification cards is already overwhelmed with unnecessary delays and high renewal costs.
March 9, 2021

Government sued over ID requirement for Covid-19 jabs

KAMPALA– Government has been sued for listing possession of a national identity card as one of […]
March 8, 2021

Online Violence Against Women: A Call to Action

Unwanted Witness is deeply concerned about online violence and discrimination against women which is on the increase and in pandemic proportions on the basis of sex and gender.
February 11, 2021

Privacy wins as Uganda’s data regulator finds data controller unlawfully disclosed data to third-party

NITA-U investigation found that SafeBoda’s Data Privacy Policy and Data Protection Policy versions of 2017 and 2019 respectively, were not transparent and failed to provide information on third-party recipients of users’ personal data.
February 5, 2021

News Brief: High Court in Uganda sets hearing date for internet shutdown lawsuit

In a petition filed on February 12, 2021, the Unwanted Witness wants the court to among other orders, restrain the government of Uganda and internet service providers from future arbitrary and unjustified internet shutdowns
February 5, 2021

Unwanted Witness concerned over prolonged social media restriction in Uganda, says VPNs come with a lot of risks

According to Chris Kalema, the lead Technologist at Unwanted Witness, the Civil society is concerned about how the prolonged social media restriction is driving Ugandans to use VPNs which come with a lot of data manipulation risks.