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Uganda: Demand to release prisoners found not guilty because of severe mental health problems

Posted 02/05-11 at 14.49

Human Rights Watch has written to the Ugandan minister of justice asking that he release 11men who remain in prison although they had been found not guilty because of impaired mental health (‘by reason of insanity'). They had all been sent to priso ...

Uganda: ‘As If We Weren't Human': Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

Posted 31/08-10 at 12.26

"At a community meeting, they didn't allow me to talk. It happens to all persons with disabilities. It is as if we weren't human ... On occasions when food is being given, sometimes persons with disabilities are given what others leave behind on t ...

Uganda: National DPO heads HIV/Aids awareness campaign for disabled people

Posted 27/01-10 at 17.36

National Union of Disabled Persons in Uganda (NUDIPU) is a national coalition of disabled peoples organisations that campaigns for human rights and inclusion. It is distributing information on HIV/Aids prevention to end 'myth' that disabled people ...

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