Former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commander, Thomas Kwoyelo, was yesterday charged and remanded to Gulu Prison on 53 charges of crimes against humanity in connection with the two-decade bloody civil war which claimed thousands of lives, caused untold suffering and loss of property in northern Uganda. He becomes the first former rebel to face […]

JUSTICE Alfonse Owiny-Dollo of the High Court will on Friday rule whether to allow the July 11, 2010 terror suspects go to the Constitutional Court over their extradition to Uganda. This followed submissions by Senior Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi , assisted by State Attorney Lino Anguzu. The attorneys strongly opposed the men’s application to […]

African commission on human and peoples’ rights gives positive ruling in communication 431/12 Tomas Kwoyelo vs Uganda The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights during its 55th ordinary session held in Luanda Angola, positively considered admissibility arguments in communication 431/12 Tomas Kwoyelo vs Uganda. Mr Thomas Kwoyelo is represented by Onyango & Company Advocates. […]

A group of individuals and organisations, including the Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention, Women’s Organisation Network for Human Rights Advocacy, Prof. Sylvia Tamale, Ms. Sarah Kihika, Ms. Lilian Drabo, Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, Uganda Health and Science Press Association and Human Rights Network for Journalist Uganda, today filed a Petition […]