June 25, 2022

Unwanted Witness welcomes a new report published, by the United Nations Special Rapporteur, reaffirming inequalities and injustices caused by mandatory identification systems.

Unwanted Witness welcomes a new report published, by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, reaffirming inequalities and injustices caused by mandatory identification systems.
January 26, 2022

Parliament’s failure to regulate surveillance threatens Human Rights in Uganda.

Kampala, January 26, 2022, Uganda’s increasing adoption of surveillance technology in public spaces does not correspond with […]
November 6, 2021

First “Privacy Scorecard” Finds Uganda’s Top Data Collectors Struggle with Data Protection and Privacy Compliance

Analysis of 32 organizations across seven sectors finds a lack of legal compliance in Uganda, inconsistent […]
September 30, 2021

Unwanted Witness Launches an Internet Disruption Notification Tool for the Visually Impaired.

Kampala, 30th / 09/ 2021; Unwanted Witness has launched the Network Disruption Audio Notifier (NetDAN) tool for visually […]
June 8, 2021

‘Chased Away and Left to Die’: New human rights report finds that Uganda’s national digital ID system leads to mass exclusion

Uganda’s national digital ID system, a government showpiece that is of major importance for how individuals in Uganda access their social rights, leads to mass exclusion.
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.
January 28, 2021

Privacy, data safety, and trust are eroding in Uganda as government censorship intensifies.

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.
January 13, 2021

Blocking social media is a direct attack on democracy in Uganda, says Unwanted Witness Uganda.

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.
December 28, 2020

Unwanted Witness Condemns the Heinous Acts of Violence Against Journalists

Unwanted Witness strongly condemns the ongoing odious acts of violence and harassment meted on journalists by security operatives in Uganda.