March 18, 2021

Report: How undemocratic practices limit digital rights enjoyment, proper governance in Uganda

Uganda’s internet usage has grown in recent years with over 10 million users. The usage provides a new digital landscape that facilitates the work of human rights defenders, activists, journalists, minority groups and citizens.
January 20, 2021

Uganda 2021 General Elections: Internet shutdown and it’s Ripple Effects

If Internet shutdowns are used as a blunt-force means of blocking access locally to a specific service or application, access to other unrelated services may also be impacted as collateral damage.
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.
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.
August 1, 2019

CONVICTED: Stella Nyanzi’s 305 days of Sacrificing for Internet Freedom

It is now approximately 305 days since former Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi was detention […]
July 15, 2019

The Computer Misuse Act: Uganda’s redundant law but the state’s tool for online repression

Evangelist Joseph Kabuleta’s incarceration for allegedly insulting members of the family once more reminded Ugandans of […]
March 29, 2017

Enforcing SIM Card registration by Uganda’s regulator endangers citizens

Press release;  Enforcing SIM Card registration by Uganda’s regulator endangers citizens’ right to Anonymity, privacy and […]