– In landmark decision, UN body declares detention of five human rights defenders is "arbitrary"

This is the first time that the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention – or any other UN mechanism receiving individual complaints – has referred to human rights defenders as a protected group that is entitled to equal legal protection under Article 26 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
Source: MEDIA FEED

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Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) is a network of human rights journalists in Uganda working towards enhancing the promotion, protection and respect of human rights through defending and building the capacities of journalists, to effectively exercise their constitutional rights and fundamental freedoms for collective campaigning through the media.

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