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 […]
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.
February 5, 2021

Ugandans cautioned about the dangers of using VPN

“Using VPNs in our daily lives creates an addiction but they siphon our data in form of names, addresses to do behavioral analytics for marketing and profiling. This information is transferred to third party users or the makers without the users’ consent”, says Chris Kalema, the Lead Technologist at Unwanted Witness.
October 1, 2020

Civil society organisation protests UCC online regulations

They said the requirement for the application, registration and authorisation threatens free speech and the right […]
September 30, 2020

Activists Want Court to Prevail over UCC as Deadline to Register Online Broadcasters Nears

On September 7, 2020, UCC issued a notice reminding all online data communication and broadcast service providers to apply for authorization or risk being blocked by internet service providers by October 5, 2020.
September 30, 2020

Don’t ignore our petition! Unwanted Witness demands quick court action against UCC’s directive on online publishers

Unwanted Witness has asked the judiciary not to ignore their petition over the recent regulations issued by the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC)’s on all online data communication and broadcasting service providers.
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