Surveillance

July 3, 2020

Phone tapping could dampen internet growth – Report

A new report has called for better laws to police aggressive forms of phone tapping, saying this would preserve the privacy of users. Telecom companies in […]
June 9, 2020

Surveillance is Prejudicial to Uganda’s Democracy, says Unwanted Witness Report.

Kampala, 5th /06/2020; Unwanted Witness Uganda has today released the state of Digital rights report in Uganda 2019, detailing growing threats of surveillance technologies to the […]
January 18, 2020

Surveillance, censorship threaten Internet freedom and Democracy in Uganda, says Unwanted Witness

President Museveni in the command centre during the launch of the CCTV Camera command centre at Nateete Police Station Kampala | 18 Jan 2020 | As […]
October 28, 2019

Police’s Mandatory access to personal data from hotels constitutes a data breach, says Unwanted Witness Uganda.

Kampala 28/Oct/2019, The Unwanted Witness is dismayed by a police resolution of mandatory daily access of all personal data belonging to hotel customers within urban centres […]
May 27, 2019

Huawei’s Low cost Technologies outstrip Human Rights in Uganda

By Richard Walusimbi   While Chinese telecom giant Huawei is being crippled by the Donald Trump administration, in Uganda and generally most parts of Africa, it’s […]
June 22, 2018

President Museveni’s Unlawful Surveillance Plot Will Endanger More Lives.

Kampala, 21/06/2018; Unwanted Witness Uganda is concerned about President Yoweri Museveni’s new surveillance plan without a comprehensive data protection law, cautioning that if implemented more lives […]
March 12, 2018

UCC’s directives are illegal and do not cure the existing capacity and legal gaps in telecom regulation and data protection

Kampala, March 12th, 2018; Unwanted Witness Uganda condemns the illegal directives issued by Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) that are meant to easily facilitate phone monitoring and […]
December 16, 2016

Modify the Data Protection & Privacy Bill, 2015 to make provision for an independent Data Protection Commission – Unwanted Witness Legal Analysis Report.

Kampala, 15th/12/2016; The Unwanted Witness and Cluster for Privacy in Uganda welcomes the development of the Data Protection Bill, 2015 to enforce Article 27 of the […]
October 5, 2016

Activists query free government internet, demand data protection law

By Daily Monitor In Summary Mr Wokulira Ssebaggala, the chief executive officer of Unwanted Witness-Uganda, a communication rights organization, said they are concerned about the rising […]