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Summary Before the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the globe had made remarkable progress in reducing child labor. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), the number of children in child labor decreased by approximately 94 million…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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 It is important that I have a lawyer. It is important because whenever he comes, we will continue telling him what happened to us… I want our lawyer to stand for us in the courtroom. If it is possible, Ongwen should be…
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 I think government intends to keep the people uninformed. You see, uninformed people are easy to manipulate. Cases of intimidation are prevalent. . . . As journalists we are forced to cover up. In the reporting you don’t…
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  “Where Do You Want Us to Go?”
 Abuses against Street Children in Uganda
 Map
 Summary
 Key

 Recommendations
 Methodology
 I. Context
 More

 Children on the…
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 “How

 Can We Survive Here?”
 
 The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Karamoja, Uganda
 Map 1: Districts and Sub-Counties in

 Karamoja…
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 “Letting the Big Fish Swim”
 Failures to Prosecute High-Level Corruption in Uganda
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To the President,

 Cabinet, and Government of Uganda
 To the

 Ugandan…
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 Curtailing Criticism
 Intimidation and Obstruction of Civil Society in Uganda
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To the

 President, the Government of Uganda, and NRM Officials
 To the NGO
…
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 Justice for Serious Crimes before National Courts
 Uganda’s International Crimes Division
 Summary
 Methodology
 I. The

 International Crimes Division
 A.

 Background
 B.…
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 Introduction
 
 
 
 
 
 In

 March 2011 the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo,
…
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 Since 2002, military courts in Uganda have prosecuted well over

 1000 civilians for offenses under the criminal code, such as murder and armed robbery.

 In 2006, Uganda’s…
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 “Even Dead Bodies Must
 Work”
 Health,
 Hard Labor, and Abuse in Ugandan Prisons
 Map: Prisons
 Visited by Human Rights Watch in Uganda
 Definitions
 and Acronyms
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
…
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 Violence
 Instead of Vigilance
 Torture and Illegal Detention 
 by Uganda’s Rapid Response Unit 
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To the
 President and Government of Uganda
 To the
 Uganda Police Force,…
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 “As if We Weren’t Human”
 Discrimination and Violence against
 Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda
 Summary
 Key Recommendations
 I. Methodology
 II. Background
 A Post-Conflict Setting
 III. Findings…
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 A Media Minefield
 Increased Threats to Freedom of Expression in Uganda
 I. Map of Uganda
 II. Summary
 III. Recommendations
 IV. Methodology
 V. The State of Media Freedom in Uganda
 Background
 Criminal…
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 Trail of Death
 
 Maps
 I. Summary
 II. Methodology
 III. Recommendations
 IV. Introduction
 Operation Lightning Thunder and its
 Aftermath
 Strength of the LRA
 V. Massacre in the Makombo Area
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Preparing for the Polls Improving Accountability for Electoral Violence in Uganda I. Summary II.
 Methodology III.
 Recommendations To the
 Ugandan Government To all
 Political Parties To the
 Electoral Commission To Donor
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 Open Secret
 Illegal Detention and Torture by the Joint
 Anti-terrorism Task Force in Uganda
 Glossary of
 Acronyms
 I. Summary
 II.
 Methodology
 III.
 Recommendations
 To the
 President and…
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 The Christmas Massacres
 LRA attacks on Civilians in Northern Congo
 Map 1: Democratic Republic of Congo
 Map 2: Location of Christmas
 Massacres
 Map 3: Villages Attacked by the LRA
 in Doruma Area
 I. Summary…
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 "Get the Gun!"
 Human Rights Violations by Uganda's
 National Army in Law
 Enforcement Operationsin
 Karamoja Region
 Map
 I.
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
 To
 the Government of Uganda.. 
 To…