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Uganda to clarify on Human Rights Record

Uganda as a country that is committed to Human Rights will appear tomorrow Thursday, 3rd November 2016 to defend its Human Rights Record as contained in the Report to be presented in the Working Group.

A 26 Man delegation headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Sam Kutesa is to appear as scheduled to put straight Uganda’s Human Rights Record.

Sam Kutesa
Sam Kutesa

The Delegation includes Officials from different Ministries and representatives from different Government Agencies some of which have previously been accused of violating Human Rights.

They appear to clarify on some of the situations that have resulted into questioning of Uganda’s Human rights record. The discussion will range from Basic Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Torture, Children Rights, Security, Societal Norms and Civil Society.

The Powerful Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa (L) is heading a delegation to defend Uganda Human Rights Record this Thursday
The Powerful Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa (L) is heading a delegation to clarify on Uganda Human Rights Record this Thursday

Of late Uganda has been attacked but the Ugandan Government is committed to accountability relating to Human Rights and the delegation will receive and discuss the Work Group report but also take advice on how to improve the Human rights situation.

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The Government also requests you the citizen to be open when discussing the issue of Human Rights to aid the process aimed at plugging out all bottlenecks.

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States.

Sam Kutesa (L) has been tasked to defend Uganda
Sam Kutesa (L) has been tasked to defend Uganda

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https://www.upr-info.org/en/review/Uganda/Session-26—November-2016
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