A RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION FOR EVERYONE
The ability to express oneself freely online is a fundamental human right, which empowers individuals to voice their opinions and ideas without fear of censorship or persecution. We are always at the forefront to always remind the Government of Uganda to respect and protect citizens' enjoyment of freedom of expression whether in online or offline contexts.
EXPLORE OUR RESEARCH ARCHIVE
You can freely download Unwanted Witness research and reports from this section for academic and editorial purposes. If you would like to re-use reports that we have published in commercial works such as print journals, magazines or books, please contact us for the necessary permissions.”
MAKING MORE OUT OF DIGITAL IDENTITY INITIATIVES
Because Digital Identity is now often used in ways that require data about persons stored in computer systems to be linked to their civil, or national, identities, Unwanted Witness plays a critical roles to ensure identification initiatives introduced by the government of Uganda reflect the lived experiences of Ugandans most affected by these systems and respect human rights such as right to privacy and exacerbate systemic discrimination/exclusions.
PROTECTING THE INTERNET AGAINST MALICIOUS ACTORS
In working to make the internet more secure, it’s essential to support fundamental human rights when creating and deploying technology. By engaging a team of technical experts in our policy advocacy, Unwanted Witness develops advocatesfor respect of fundamental rights while making critical communications infrastructure more secure.
BUILDING THE WORLD, ONE BYTE AT TIME
We are working tirelessly to bridge the digital divide and ensure that everyone has access to the transformative power of technology. Through our innovative programs and partnerships, we have helped individuals and communities gain the skills, resources, and confidence they need to thrive in the digital age. We are committed to creating a more equitable and connected world. We are proud to be at the forefront of this critical work and will continue to champion the cause of digital inclusion for years to come.
CYBER POLICY AND LAWS
Cyber Policy is an informative and interactive civic participatory platform offering opportunities for public engagement and discussions on decisions and policies that affect internet users and communities in Uganda.
The platform provides knowledge and updates about Uganda’s Cyber laws, public petitions, and litigation related to cyber, as well as focusing on either policy gaps or challenging provisions that infringe on citizens’ cyber rights.