Right Group Urges Uganda to Respect Rights in COVID-19 Response
The Ugandan government should ensure that its security forces refrain from using excessive force or committing other abuses when enforcing measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch has said. There has also been calls for government to release the 20 LGBT+ people that were charged with risking the spread of coronavirus, saying that they were deliberately targeted.
Uganda has 44 COVID-19 cases so far and no deaths and the ministry of Health plans to turn Mandela National Stadium into a health facility as the number of cases increase.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that because some people had ignored with "indiscipline and Inconsideration" the measures imposed by the government, more stringent action had to ... Read more »
"All public means of transport have been suspended for 14 days. This includes taxis, buses, coasters, passenger trains, tricycles and boda bodas. Only private means will be allowed ... Read more »