An Examination of the Law On the Protection of Human Rights by Security Forces in Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ................................................................................................................. i

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................................................................. iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................................................................... v

TABLE OF STATUTES ................................................................................................... vii

ABSTRACT ..................................................................................................................... viii

CHAPTER ONE ..................................................................................... l

1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Historical Background .................................................................................................. 1

1.3 Statement of the Problem ......................................................................................... 6

1.4 Objectives of the Study ................................................................................................. 7

1.5 Research Questions ....................................................................................................... 7

1.6 Significance of the Study .............................................................................................. 7

1. 7 Scope of the Study ........................................................................................................ 8

1.8 Methodology ................................................................................. _. ............................... 8

1.9 Literature Review .......................................................................................................... 9

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................................................ 12

2.0 Forms And Causes Of Human Rights Violations ....................................................... 12

2.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 12

2.2 Forms ofHuman Rights violations ........................................................................ 12

2.3 Causes of Human Rights violations ....................................................................... 14

2.4 Conclusion ............................................................................................................. 29

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CHAPTER THREE ........................................................................................................ 30

3.0 Challenges Faced By Human Rights Defenders In Protecting, Promoting And

Upholding Human Rights In Uganda ............................................................................... 30

3.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 30

3.2 Role of the Police and Security Apparatus ................................................................. 30

3.3 The Role of Uganda Human Rights Commission UHRC .......................................... 31

3.4 The role of Nongovernmental Organisations .............................................................. 33

4.0 Findings, Conclusions and Recommendation ............................................................ 37

4.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 37

4.1 Findings ....................................................................................................................... 3 7

4.3 Recommendations ........................................................................ : .............................. 39

BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................................................. 41

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ABSTRACT Human rights are moral principles or norms, which describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in municipal and international law. They are commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being, and which are inherent in all human beings regardless of their nation, location, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other status. They are applicable everywhere and at every time in the sense of being universal, and they are egalitarian in the sense of being the same for everyone. The research looks at security officials as the major cause of human rights violations. The research employed qualitative method of research for collecting data. I has been cited in different examples and found out that the security officers are the main violators of human rights; through arrests, detention and through carrying out investigation. Therefore the government should enact strict laws to punish such officers and also employ external mechanisms for checks and balances. There should also be strict auditing of all security officers.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & WAISWA, N (2022). An Examination of the Law On the Protection of Human Rights by Security Forces in Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-law-on-the-protection-of-human-rights-by-security-forces-in-uganda

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and NEKEMIYA WAISWA "An Examination of the Law On the Protection of Human Rights by Security Forces in Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-law-on-the-protection-of-human-rights-by-security-forces-in-uganda. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and NEKEMIYA WAISWA . "An Examination of the Law On the Protection of Human Rights by Security Forces in Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022. Web. 12 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-law-on-the-protection-of-human-rights-by-security-forces-in-uganda >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and WAISWA, NEKEMIYA . "An Examination of the Law On the Protection of Human Rights by Security Forces in Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 12, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-of-the-law-on-the-protection-of-human-rights-by-security-forces-in-uganda