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.
We join the rest of the world to commemorate international Data Privacy Day. The day aims at raising awareness about respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust.
When a country like Uganda is aiming at becoming a middle income economy and wants to anchor the growth on its information and communication sector, Internet shutdowns send all the wrong signals to investors and consumers.
Unwanted Witness strongly condemns the ongoing odious acts of violence and harassment meted on journalists by security operatives in Uganda.
Over 20 National and International Human Rights Organisations have submitted a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking Google to disregard the government of Uganda’s intentions of further silencing dissent during democratic processes in the country.
The Privacy Scorecard is a monitoring tool that will be used to provide Ugandans with critical information on how different personal data collectors/processors comply with the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019.
Unwanted Witness Conducts an Online (Facebook Live) debate to demystify Internet-based Violence against Women in Uganda.
Kampala, 23rd October 2020; Unwanted Witness has today held an online (Facebook Live) debate on violence against women online, themed Access to Justice for survivors of Online Violence Against Women. The COVID-19 Pandemic has seen an increase in the number of online users and women are realizing the potential...
We call upon the Deputy Chief Justice Richard Butera to institute the bench to handle the application for interim injunction.
Digital identity verification, authentication and validation in the 2021 election must be transparent warns Unwanted Witness.
Unwanted Witness today joins the rest of the world in marking the International Identity Day in recognition of United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 16 “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions” and objective 9 which calls for legal identity for all.
Collection of personally identifiable data threatens National security and human rights: Warns Unwanted Witness
Kampala, 28th/07/2020; Unwanted Witness Uganda is deeply concerned about the likely harmful effects of the presidential directive to arbitrary collect citizen’s personal identifiable data by all Boda Boda riders and salon operators as contract tracing method to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country. Obtaining access to massive...
- Online Spying Threatening Users
- How Personal is your Personal Data?
- Unwanted Witness publish a briefing for election observers on the importance of privacy and data protection in the election cycle.
- Injured journalist Ashraf Kasirye allowed to file additional allegations against gov’t
- Court adjourns injured journalist Ashraf Kasirye’s case hearing against State over the absence of Attorney General