Mineral deposits in Karamoja making communities vulnerable – Nicholas Opiyo

Mineral deposits in Karamoja  making communities vulnerable –  Nicholas Opiyo

The Uganda Law Reform Commission has been called on to re-examine land rights in mineral rich areas. Nicholas Opiyo, Human Rights lawyer and crusader says the current form of the law leaves communities in mineral deposit areas especially the Karamoja communities vulnerable. His thoughts are supported by the Human Rights Watch report which says huge […]

Museveni overseeing ‘grave rights violations’ Opiyo tells Germans

Museveni overseeing ‘grave rights violations’ Opiyo tells Germans

Nicholas Opiyo  a leading human rights lawyer and the founder of the human rights organization, Chapter Four Uganda. He has been working tirelessly since 2005 to promote civil liberties in Uganda, often for free. Opiyo was awarded the German Africa prize at a ceremony in the German capital, Berlin yesterday. The German Africa Foundation gives […]

‘f**k you Museveni’ Nyanzi abuses President and Janet at Kampala High Court

‘f**k you Museveni’ Nyanzi abuses President and Janet at Kampala High Court

“..f**k the state..f**k you Museveni..f**k you Janet…f**k you justice Elizabeth,”angry Makerere University academician Dr. Stella Nyanzi said on being sent back to Luzira prison till May 10, 2017. This was after High Court Judge, Elizabeth Kabanda, who is hearing the case only recommending that Magistrate’s court “expeditiously” hears her bail application. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda delivering […]