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Uganda, the human rights situation

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Foreign Economic Policy.

Uganda, the human rights situation

hearings before the Subcommittee on Foreign Economic Policy of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session ... June 15, 21, 26, 1978.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Foreign Economic Policy.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Uganda,
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- Uganda.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Uganda.,
    • Uganda -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .F6364 1978a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 129 p. ;
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4063447M
      LC Control Number79601171

      "The Law Society of Zimbabwe notes with grave concern and condemns the deteriorating human rights situation in the country, including the wanton and unmitigated attacks on legal practitioners. Review by the Uganda Human Rights Commission. (1) The Uganda Human Rights Commission shall review the case of a person who is restricted or detained and to whom article 47 of this Constitution applies, not later than twenty-one days after the commencement of the restriction or detention, and after that, at intervals of not more than thirty days.

      Women’s rights in Uganda: gaps between policy and practice The report, based on findings of an investigation mission conducted in December , highlights that the adoption of legislation to regulate marriage and divorce has been pending for over 14 years and that, in the absence of such a law, protection is piecemeal and fractured and.   This entry discusses ancient and spread of human rights practices globally and human rights practices that relate to the abuse of political power, torture of citizens, brutal murders, oppressive laws, abuse of the rule of law, and economic policies that are not only bad but also poorly implemented in Uganda.

      In Uganda, more than a third of all inhabitants live below the poverty en are the primary victims of this deplorable economic situation. Their families cannot ensure their health or their well-being, particularly in remote regions of the country. Prohibition of derogation from particular human rights and freedoms. Human rights and freedoms additional to other rights. Human rights and freedoms during a state of emergency. Effect of laws enacted for a state of emergency. Detention under emergency laws. Review by the Uganda Human Rights Commission.


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Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Foreign Economic Policy.]. UGANDA HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Uganda is a constitutional republic led since by President Yoweri Museveni of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party.

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