About Us gathers information from different sources giving particular emphasis to the defence of human rights.

“Help us, we’ll die,” read a note from 10 prisoners at Muinaina Farm Prison in Uganda to Human Rights Watch. They were right to worry. There is hardly any medical care available at Muinaina, yet many of its prisoners are sick. Why are these people being sent to places like Muinaina? To work.

President Museveni’s proposal to eliminate bail for certain nonviolent crimes is a challenge to the constitutional rights of Ugandans. But it also raises an interesting question: Where would more prisoners go?

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