THE ROLE OF UGANDA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCE IN VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN UGANDA

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DECLARATION ......................................................................... i APPROVAL. ........................................................................................ ii DEDICATION ......................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ....................................................... vii CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................ 1 INTRODUCTION ................................................................. 1 1.1 Background of the Study ........................................ 1 1.2 Statement of the problem .............................................................. 2 1.3 Objectives of the study ..................................................... 2 1.3.1 Specific objectives ........................................................ 2 1.4 Justification for the research ........................................................ .3 1.5 Methodology ................................................................. .3 1. 7 Scope of the study ..................................................... .3 1.9 Literature review ................................................................ .3 CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................. 8 ANALYSIS OF RELEVANT LEGAL PROVISIONS ON PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS .................. 8 2.0 Introduction ................................................................... 8 2.1.0

The Municipal instruments ...................................................... 8  2.1.1 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda............ 8 2.1.2 The Press and Journalist Act, Cap. 105, the Electronic Media Act, Cap. 104 and the Access to Information Act, 2005, Act No.6 of2005 ........................................................... 10 2.1.4 Criminal procedure Code Act cap 116 .............................................................................. 14 2.1.6 Penal Code Act Cap 120 ................................................................................................... 15 iv 2.2.0 The international instruments ............................................................................................ 15 2.2.1 Geneva Convention of 1949 and Protocols of 1977 ......................................................... 17 2.2.3 The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Comt (ICC) .......................................... 18 2.2.4 The African Charter on Peoples and Human Right (ACPHR) ......................................... 22 2.2.5 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) ........................................................... .24 2.4 Justification for the laws and critique .................................................................................. 25 CHAPTER THREE ................................................................................................................. 26 SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE ENJOYMENT OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS IN ......... 26 3.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................... 26 3.1. The Uganda Police Force .................................................................................................... 28 3.1.1 Prolonged detention of suspects of crime in police facilities ............................................ 29 Delayed police investigations .................................................................................................... 29 Use of torture as a method of investigation .............................................................................. .31 3.1.4 Parading of suspects before the media .............................................................................. 32 3.1.5 Invasion of courts and rearrest of accused persons upon their release on bail ................. 33 3.1.6 Detention of remanded accused persons in police facilities ............................................. 34 3.2. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions ............................................................. .34 The Judiciary ............................................................................................................................. .36 Long pretrial detentions ............................................................................................................. 37 3.2.2 Inadequate number of judicial officers ............................................................................ .38 3.4. The Uganda Prisons Service .............................................................................................. .38 UGANDA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (UHRC) ........................................................ .39 CHAPTER FOUR. ................................................................................................................... 40 POLICY AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR PROTECTION OF HUMAN ....... .4

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Research, S. (2022). THE ROLE OF UGANDA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCE IN VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN UGANDA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-uganda-people-s-defence-force-in-violation-of-human-rights-in-uganda

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Research, SSA "THE ROLE OF UGANDA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCE IN VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN UGANDA" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-uganda-people-s-defence-force-in-violation-of-human-rights-in-uganda. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "THE ROLE OF UGANDA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCE IN VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN UGANDA". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022. Web. 26 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-uganda-people-s-defence-force-in-violation-of-human-rights-in-uganda >.

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Research, SSA . "THE ROLE OF UGANDA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCE IN VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN UGANDA" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 26, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-uganda-people-s-defence-force-in-violation-of-human-rights-in-uganda