Unwanted Witness

March 29, 2021

Unwanted Witness publish a briefing for election observers on the importance of privacy and data protection in the election cycle.

The briefing provides a starting point for discussion on how privacy and data protection can be incorporated into election observation methodology and operationalised in the election observation process
March 14, 2021

Government urged to scrap OTT

Unwanted Witness, a vicil society group in partnership with Future Challenges, Digital Human Rights Lab have urged government to scrap Over The Top (OTT) tax levied […]
July 28, 2020

Collection of personally identifiable data threatens National security and human rights: Warns Unwanted Witness

Kampala, 28th/07/2020; Unwanted Witness Uganda is deeply concerned about the likely harmful effects of the presidential directive to arbitrary collect citizen’s personal identifiable data by all […]
March 23, 2018

Ugandan Parliament rejects Government’s Shs 61b Budget request to procure CCTV Cameras and Online registration System.

Kampala, March 22nd, 2018; Parliamentary Committee on Budget has rejected Government’s  supplementary budget request of Shs61b (approximately $219,600) meant to procure CCTV cameras and an online […]
May 16, 2016

#FASTAfrica: A Message to Delegates at the World Economic Forum on Africa

“Everyone deserves to be connected to a FAST Internet — one which is Fast, Affordable, Safe and Transparent. Nowhere is this need more urgent than in Africa, […]
December 18, 2015

Press Statement on MTN Uganda sharing Subscribers’ data with ruling NRM party for Campaigns

MTN Uganda Must explain circumstances under which it shared personal data of its 10 million subscribers to ruling party the National Resistance Movement, says the Unwanted […]
December 17, 2015

MTN Uganda has shared subscribers’ data with the ruling party NRM

The UW-News brief: MTN Uganda has shared subscribers’ data with the ruling party NRM to solicit for votes for president Museveni ahead of Feb. 18th presidential […]
October 16, 2015

Uganda’s grand ambitions of secret surveillance

  BREAKING: FOR GOD & MY PRESIDENT “We are saddened by these findings and we demand that the Kampala government should come out to explain why […]
April 3, 2014

The Day we Fight Back UW testimonies

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