Uganda's constitution has a wide range of provision under chapter four
that make provision for Human Rights. Uganda is also signatory to the
1984 Convention against Torture. The Convention obliges states to take
effective legislative, judicial, and administrative and any other measures
necessary to prevent acts of torture and other forms of ill-treatment within
their jurisdictions. Following the Preamble of the Constitution which
recognizes torture to have been part of Uganda's history, Uganda enacted
the Anti-Torture Act. Incorporated into its domestic laws, provisions which
prohibit the use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. It goes further to
prescribe appropriate penalties for public officials and other persons
working in official capacity, who subject detainees and prison inmates to
torture and other forms ofill-treatment.
Despite all these instruments and mechanisms put in'place to prevent and
eradicate the use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment, this heinous
crime continues to be widespread and is practiced systematically in almost
all regions in the country and with impunity. This study will analyze
whether Uganda has put in place adequate constitutional and legal
framework and mechanisms to guarantee the right to freedom from torture
and other forms of ill-treatment for persons deprived oftheir liberty.
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Research, SSA . "ANALYSIS OF THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM FROM TORTURE UNDER CHAPTER FOUR OF THE UGANDAN CONSTITUTION" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-the-right-to-freedom-from-torture-under-chapter-four-of-the-ugandan-constitution