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HUMANITY

Poor health, hard labour and abuse of prisoners in Uganda prisons

By  Yawe Araphat in Kampala. Inmates in Ugandan prisons are subject to brutal compulsory labor, frequent violence, miserable overcrowding, and disease according to Human Rights Watch in a report examining conditions in 16 prisons throughout the country. Over half of those in Ugandan prisons are in pre-trial detention and may be held for years without […]

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Policemen should not check women breasts

By Yawe Araphat in Kampala. Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places. The protest comes after a directive from the police demanding that womens’ bras should be checked thoroughly. They argue that terrorists are now manufacturing suicide bombs similar to bras. Uganda police counter […]