Unwanted Witness-Uganda Granted NGO Observer Status before the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights.

Unwanted Witness-Uganda, warmly welcomes her new position as a member of the NGO observer at the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights. Unwanted Witness Uganda was granted the observer status on Friday 3rd May 2019 during the 64th Ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and People’s...

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Stella Nyanzi Trial Brings To Fore Government’s Infinite Access To Personal Data.

Have you ever imagined that personal information you deposited with your education institution, employer, financial institution, telecom service provider or National Identity Card system can be merged with your online activities to frame criminal charges against you? Well, the ongoing trial of Dr Stella Nyanzi, a Ugandan activist, has...

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Uganda – High Court Sets Hearing date for a petition challenging clamp on online Publishers.

Kampala, July 3rd, 2018; High court in Uganda has set September 24th 2018 as hearing date for a petition challenging a directive issued by the telecom regulator, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) requiring all Ugandans offering online data communications services including online publishers and news platforms to register and obtain...

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Uwanted Witness drags UCC to Court over regulations on Online publishers.

Unwanted Witness Uganda sues Ugandan Communication Commission, seeks to uphold Freedom of expression and privacy for Online publishers.   Kampala, 8th /June/2018, The telecom regulator, Uganda Communication Commission has been dragged to the courts of law for violating online freedoms by issuing directives requiring profiling of online publishers in...

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Uganda Telecom Operators To Obtain Users’ Biometrics And Photo For SIM Re-registration.

Kampala, March 27th, 2018; Uganda Communication Commission Executive Director Godfrey Mutabazi has issued fresh guidelines for SIM card acquisition in Uganda, giving private telecommunication service operators overall powers to obtain biometrics data and facial recognition of SIM card owners without any data breach safeguards.   According to a letter...

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