Ugandan Election Worries

The Ugandan people turned out to vote in multiparty national elections on 14 January despite an environment of intimidation and fear. The US State Department expressed concern about the credible reports of security force violence during the pre-election period and election irregularities during the polls. They have urged independent, credible, impartial, and thorough investigations into…

European Parliament Adopts Resolutions on Human Rights in Egypt, Uganda and Indonesia

The European Parliament has adopted three resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in Egypt, Uganda and Indonesia. Egypt The European Parliament strongly condemns the latest state crackdown on peaceful anti-government protests, as well as the ongoing restrictions on fundamental rights in the country. Egyptian authorities have in the past weeks arbitrarily arrested over…