Uganda

36 million people
510 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
Partly Free

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Freedom House strongly urges member states of the African Union (AU), as they meet this week in Kumpala, Uganda,

In a country that suffers from an increasingly restrictive media environment, proposed legislation amending the 1995 Press and Journalist Act in Uganda will further stifle freedom of expression, according to Freedom House.

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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.