Category Archives: Human Rights

Photos: Ugandans hold protests outside UN headquarters in New York

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Photos: Ugandans hold protests outside UN headquarters in New York . #WhisperEyeNews #News #UgandaNews #Uganda

Yesterday, Ugandans in the US held a protest outside the UN Headquarters in New York during the UN General Assembly.

Uganda Govt drops money laundering charges off human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo

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Govt drops money laundering charges off human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo. Whisper Eye News

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The Ugandan government yesterday dropped money-laundering charges against the country’s most prominent human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo, ending a saga that triggered a global outcry even as concern grows over the country’s crackdown on civil society.

The arrest last December of Nicholas Opiyo, an internationally recognised human rights campaigner and outspoken government critic, was widely seen as a politically motivated move and sparked global condemnation, with US and EU diplomats attending his court hearings.

Museveni has never meant his words on human rights, says Joseph Kabuleta

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Museveni has never meant his words on human rights, says Joseph Kabuleta. Whisper Eye News

Uganda government critic and former Presidential candidate Joseph Kabuleta has commented on Gen Museveni’s words where he said that the security forces should stop violating human rights.

According to Kabuleta, Gen Museveni is a person who preaches A and does B.. Kabuleta says that Gen Museveni is a kind of person who always does the opposite of what he preaches.

Museveni is either a hypocrite or not in charge -Bobi Wine

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Museveni is either a hypocrite or not in charge – Bobi Wine. Whisper Eye News

While speaking at a local TV talk show the National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu termed president Museveni as either a hypocrite or not in charge of Uganda.

A bitter Kyagulanyi asked why if he is the same person sanctioning these killings and torture is then the same person condemning them.

Update : Fred Lumbuye Kajjubi case – Lewis Rubongoya

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Update : Fred Lumbuye Kajjubi case- Lewis Rubongoya. Whisper Eye Updates.

Activists Fred Lunbuye arrest has sparked off various debates across the political environment of Ugandans on various social media circles.

Turkey based vlogger was hand picked by unknown gunmen from his home in Turkey and it was confirmed by Uganda’s foreign minister okello oryem that the later was to be deported to Uganda.

NUP SG below takes count of tale,

Sad: Lumbuye not in Turkey, MP Nkunyingi Muwada confirms

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“Lumbuye not in Turkey.” Nkunyingi Muwada confirms. Whisper Eye News

Kyadondo East MP Hon Muwadda Nkunyinji has said, he is worried that their activist Fred Lumbuye Kajjubi might have been sneaked out of Turkey.

This follows after Nkunyingi, NUP Lawyer Wameli and additional Turkish Lawyers this morning inspecting the Foreigners Detention Centre(Prison) in TEZRA, Istanbul valiligi Tezla Geri Gonderme merkezil where they found out that Lumbuye had never been brought to the facility.

Uganda vs Lumbuye 0-3: NUP hires top Turkish lawyer to save activist

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NUP hires top Turkish lawyer to save activist Lumbuye. Whisper Eye News

The National Unity Platform (NUP) party has hired a Turkish lawyer to handle the controversy surrounding the deportation of government critic Fred Kajjubi Lumbuye Whisper Eye has learnt.

Sources handling the matter, who preferred anonymity in order to speak freely, told Whisper Eye correspondent in turkey that the identity of the lawyer remains concealed for fear of being compromised by the Uganda government.

Nkunyingi arrives in Instabul to help secure Lumbuye’s Freedom

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Nkunyingi arrives in Instabul to help secure Lumbuye’s Freedom. Whisper Eye News

In a twist of events after the arrest of online blogger and NUP activist Fred Kajubi Lumbuye by the Turkish government Kyadondo East legislator and shadow foreign minister Muwada Nkunyingi has arrived in Turkey to help secure the release of Lumbuye.

After an almost two weeks Lumbuye saga where the government of Uganda first confirmed his arrest and deportation to Uganda but later on ate their words after pressure exerted by the NUP leadership, Lumbuye has still languished in the gallows

However, as efforts to help him gain his freedom and asylum in the Netherlands are taking shape there was a need to boost the Turkey-based team that was being led by Mityana legislator Zaake Butebi the NUP secretariate has stealthily sneaked Muwada Nkunyingi into Turkey to help fight for their comrades’ freedom.

High Court orders govt to pay Mp Zaake UGX 75m as compensation for torturing him

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High Court orders govt to pay UGX 75m to Mp Zaake in compensation for torture. Whisper Eye News

Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake will any time from now receive shs.75m after the High Court in Kampala ordered the government to compensate him for being tortured during an arrest.

Zaake was last year brutally arrested by police for distributing Covid relief food items to his constituents contrary to government guidelines aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Latest: Fred Kajubi Lumbuye current situation – MP Zaake

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Latest: Lumbuye situation – MP Zaake. Whisper Eye News

Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Hon Francis Zaake Butebi has come out to voice his story since he stepped in Turkey to follow up on the arrest of Fred Lumbuye Kajubi.

My life is in danger for helping out comrade Lumbuye, says MP Nkunyinji

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“My life is in danger for helping out commrade Lumbuye.” Nkunyinji. WhisperEyeNees

Kyadondo East MP Hon Muwadda Nkunyinji who also doubles as the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister has come out to say that his life is in danger ever since he came out to fight for the rights of the chained NUP Blogger Lumbuye Fred.

Minister Okello Oryemu confirms that Fred Lumbuye will be extradited

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Minister Okello Oryemu confirms that Lumbuye will be extradited

The Uganda government has indicated that Ugandan blogger and critic Fred Lumbuye could be tried in Uganda following reports of his arrest in Turkey.

According to Foreign Affairs state minister, Mr Okello Oryem, Lumbuye had committed several offences and was not above the law and should not expect to be treated exceptionally.

Lumbuye should be a lesson to other toxic bloggers, says Basajjamivule

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“Lumbuye should be a lesson to other toxic bloggers.” Basajjamivule

Regime apologist formerly a govt critic Basajjamivule Nsolo Nkambwe has come out to give his opinion concerning the arrest of NUP blogger Fred Lumbuye.

According to Basajjamivule, Lumbuye’s arrest had even delayed because he has been a toxic seed in the politics of the country. Mivule says that Lumbuye has for long been preaching hate, telling lots of lies about government and individuals and thus it is good he was arrested.