This report was researched and written by Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys, researcher in the Health and Human Rights division, and Soo-Ryun Kwon, consultant in the Africa division. Maria Burnett, senior researcher in the Africa division, edited the report and contributed to the research. Joseph Amon, director of the Health and Human Rights division, edited the report and contributed to the research design.
This report was reviewed and edited by Rona Peligal, deputy director of the Africa division; Agnes Odhiambo, researcher in the Women’s Rights division; Darin Portnoy, advisory committee member in the Health and Human Rights division; Shantha Rau Barriga, disabilities researcher/advocate in the Health and Human Rights division; Juliane Kippenberg, senior researcher in the Children’s Rights division; Dipika Nath, researcher in the LGBT Rights division; Aisling Reidy, senior legal advisor; and Babatunde Olugboji, deputy program director.
Mignon Lamia, consultant in the Health and Human Rights division, assisted with data entry and analysis. Alex Gertner, associate in the Health and Human Rights Division, provided editing and production assistance. Grace Choi, publications director, and Fitzroy Hepkins, mail manager, provided production assistance. Giulio Frigieri, consultant, created and designed the map.
Human Rights Watch would like to thank all of the individuals who agreed to be interviewed for this report. Human Rights Watch is particularly grateful to the Uganda Prisons Service for its transparency and to the prisoners and prison officers whom its researchers met and interviewed, without whom this report would not have been possible.