Kampala, July 16th, 2019; Today Unwanted Witness’ lawyers, Rwakafuuzi and Company Advocates and the Attorney General have adopted the conferencing notes for a constitutional petition No. 15 of 2017, challenging the constitutionality of section 25 of the Computer Misuse Act, 2011 and section 179 of the Penal Code Act.

The Constitutional Court Deputy Registrar, Agnes Nkonge presided over the conferencing and has forwarded the petition to the Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo who will in turn constitute a panel of five Justices and fix a date for hearing the petition.  

Together with Human Rights Enforcement Foundation and Swaibu Nsamba Gwogyolonga, Unwanted Witness Uganda filed a constitutional petition challenging section 25 of the Computer Misuse Act, 2011, which prescribes a charge of offensive communication, that has been extensively and repeatedly used to gang freedom of expression and opinion on the internet.  

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