Uganda

36 million people
510 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
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The country’s record of successful development is threatened by endemic corruption and growing worries about the political future.

Despite Uganda's 2016 presidential election ending in February, there is still much postelection political drama circulating around the country.

A letter to General Kayihura sent from 31 Ugandan and International Organizations inquiring about advancing security and the protection and human rights of all.

Following the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directive to telecommunications providers to shut down social media platforms in advance of President Museveni’s inauguration to another five ye

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Experts

Senior Advisor for Policy

Dr. Herman is senior advisor for policy at Freedom House.

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Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning

Vukasin Petrovic serves as the Senior Director for Program Strategy and as the Technical Director for USAID funded Human Rights Support Mechanism.

Signature Reports

Special Reports

Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

Programs

Advancing human rights for key populations in Uganda

Freedom House led a four-day International Joint Partnership Freedom of Expression mission to Uganda to examine the country’s freedom of expression environment in 2010.