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.
December 18, 2020

Google must disregard the Government of Uganda’s requests intended to silence legitimate dissent

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.
October 30, 2020

The Inaugural Annual Privacy Scorecard Unveiled

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.
October 23, 2020

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 […]
September 29, 2020

Judiciary must prevail over UCC’s Impunity towards freedom of expression, Warns Unwanted Witness.

We call upon the Deputy Chief Justice Richard Butera to institute the bench to handle the application for interim injunction.