Tag Archives: Break-In

Uganda Police patrol parked at The Observer Offices.

Staff of a broken-into media house scared for their lives

Staff of a broken-into media house scared for their lives

Kampala, 03rd/April/2017; On Saturday morning, the 01st April, 2017, it was discovered that unidentified persons had broken into the offices of The Observer newspaper and stolen property including computers and other electronic gadgets worth Uganda Shillings 100 million (USD28,011) in a move that has been described as ‘very sophiscated’. The attackers at The Observer Newspaper

Outside the offices of the Observer Photo credit Emmanuel Magambo

Ugandan Newspaper broken into, robbed of computers

Kampala, 17th/Oct/2016; Unknown assailants broke into the premises of the Observer Newspaper at Plot 1Tagore Crescent, Kamwokya in Kampala and made away with vital equipment and information. The security guard on duty was missing, while his gun was recovered at the premises. The Bi-weekly’ publication Managing Director, James Tumusiime told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda

Mourners attend the funeral of Emmanuel Arituha, a security guard killed by assailants in an attack on the Ugandan non-governmental organization Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) in May 2016.

Uganda: Investigate Break-ins at Groups’ Offices

Pattern of Attacks Indicates Perpetrators Enjoy Impunity This statement was originally published on Human Rights Watch website on 13/June/2016. (Kampala) – The Uganda Police Force (UPF) should promptly, thoroughly, and transparently investigate a series of attacks on Ugandan non-governmental organizations and human rights defenders and hold suspects accountable, 31 Ugandan and international human rights groups said today

Human Rights Activists in a press conference held at HRAFP offices to show solidarity.

Human Rights Organisation offices raided, guard killed,Civil Society Organizations demand for government action.

Kampala, 23rd /May/2016; Civil Society Organizations have called upon the Ugandan Government to conduct swift and transparent investigations into the recent wave of office break-ins targeting human rights organizations, which has escalated to killing of the guards on duty. This follows the break-in of the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) offices located in

Unknown people break into journalist home, take away vital information

Kampala, 14th/January/2016; Unknown people broke into the house of a journalist and rights activist Mulindwa Mukasa in Lungujja Kituunzi, a Kampala suburb on January 12, 2016 and took his laptops, two video cameras, a mobile phone, three information back up external drives and 500,000/= Uganda shillings. The intruders forced open Mulindwa’s backdoor while he was

HRNJ-Uganda alert, media body HRNJ-Uganda loses property worth millions in office break-in.

Kampala, 30th/June/2015; A media rights body, Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) has lost vital information and property to unknown persons who broke into their office premises in Kayanja Triangle Zone in Rubaga, a Kampala suburb, and made away with all desktop computers, laptops, documents and unspecified amount of money for project activities. “It is