Hrapf News

High Court awards damages to COSF-19

Today the High Court of Uganda delivered judgement in Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) Vs Attorney General and Commissioner General of Prisons, High Court Miscellaneous Cause No.81 of...

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In advancing Human Development, living conditions of human beings that are devoid of discrimination and marginalization are pertinent.

Hrapf Executive Director in an interview with International Science Council comprehensively discusses the concept of human development. In a bid to advance the pertaining challenges hindering its promotion, Capitalism, Governance...

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Case of 19 Ugandan LGBT youth arrested and detained on COVID-19 related charges taken to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

On 14th May 2020, HRAPF, in conjunction with Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), and Robert. F. Kennedy Human Rights, filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, challenging...

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High Court orders Uganda Prisons to allow HRAPF lawyers access to their clients

Today the High Court Civil Division made a ruling on an application that was made by HRAPF, for an order of grant of access to their clients, pending the determination...

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CSOs call for further decongestion of prisons as part of the COVID-19 response

The decongestion of Uganda's prisons has never been so important, as it is in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presidential pardon of 833 prisoners does offer some...

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HRAPF files case challenging Prisons refusal to allow lawyers access to their clients

HRAPF has today 24th April 2020 filed a case challenging the refusal of the Prisons authorities to allow HRAPF lawyers to access the 19 LGBT persons who are on remand...

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  • American Jewish World Service - AJWS

    American Jewish World Service - AJWS

    HRAPF is using the law to help Uganda’s most marginalized people seek justice..
  • Sheila Muwanga - Chairperson, Board of Directors

    Sheila Muwanga - Chairperson, Board of Directors

    In 2014 HRAPF made tremendous achievements. The most remarkable one was taking the lead on the process that led to the nullification of the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014.