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Facing Justice - Uganda

Facing Justice - Uganda is a radio programme brought to you by IWPR, in partnership with the Northern Uganda Media Club, NUMEC, discussing issues of justice and human rights in northern Uganda. The programme is produced by local reporters in northern Uganda in English and three local languages: Luo, Ateso and Lugbara. IWPR is grateful to its partner stations which broadcast Facing Justice on a bi-weekly basis. Our partner stations are: Mega FM in Gulu, Voice of Teso in Soroti, Radio Rhino in Lira, and Radio Pacis in Arua, Radio Pol in Kitgum, Radio Piwa and Radio Palwak in Pader.

Production team: IWPR’s Facing Justice programme is a co-production by IWPR and NUMEC. Reporters: Alex Otto, Cho Woo Willy, Gladys Ngeca, supported by IWPR’s reporter network of Bill Oketch, Gillian Lamunu, Arthur Okot, Jimmy Wokorach, Richard Ekotu and James Tweny.

Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
30 Jun 12
Sudden change in country’s law prompts fears for those still being held by the rebels.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
15 Jun 12
Security services draw criticism for failing to properly inform public of firearms collection programme.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
30 May 12
Observers worried that threats to journalists and restrictions on media could derail redevelopment efforts in northern Uganda.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
15 May 12
Concern that those in the north of the country will struggle to meet scheme's stringent application criteria.
Arthur Okot
30 Apr 12
Widespread concerns that under-resourced local government and police are not doing enough on child protection.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu
30 Mar 12
Government comes under fire for its response to outbreak among children in the region.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
15 Mar 12
Court case exposes shortcomings of legislation as property disputes threaten now-peaceful northern region.
29 Feb 12
Overcrowded remand homes and inadequate detention facilities among problems cited by region’s law enforcement officials.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
15 Feb 12
Experts say Uganda could do more maximise economic opportunities presented by Africa’s newest nation.
15 Jan 12
Implementation of recent law on abuse is hindered by poor understanding among local officials and a lack of police capacity.