About Us
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Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) was established in 2005 by a group of journalists who had developed a sense of activism, and it was formally registered as an independent, non-profit and non-partisan media organization in 2006. The identity of HRNJ-Uganda lies with its diverse membership of over 729 journalists from both print and electronic media as well as freelance investigative journalists and students.

HRNJ-Uganda is proud being the leading journalists and media practitioners’ network in Uganda whose core business is to promote and protect the rights and freedoms journalists, media practitioners and institutions as provided for in the Uganda constitution and international statutes:

Our Vision

HRNJ-Uganda envisions ‘A society that is free from human rights violation and abuse’

Our Mission

Enhancing the promotion, protection and respect of the rights of journalists and media freedoms through research, advocacy, legal support, capacity building, and emergency support

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Kampala, 17th/January/2023; Court at Makindye dismissed a case against two Digitalk Online TV staff Norman Tumuhimbise (Executive Director) and Faridah…

Kampala, 15th/March/2022; Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) has on Tuesday afternoon petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking orders…

Kampala, 11th March, 2022; Security officers attached to Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) on 10th March 2022 raided the Alternative…

Torture is one of the most horrific crimes that can be perpetrated against human rights defenders. It aims to degrade…

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Journalists Empowered

HRNJ-Uganda has empowered journalists and media practitioners in areas of safety and security, Human rights, ethics and professionalism, Legal justice system among others.

Journalists Supported

HRNJ-Uganda on various occasions has gone to police whenever a journalist has been arrested and also handled law suits involving journalists.

Projects Implemented

The organisation has implemented and worked on different projects from different donors that aim towards promoting press freedom in Uganda

Districts Reached

HRNJ-Uganda has worked in the various districts of Uganda