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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.

30 Dec 11
Poor storage facilities and an upsurge in demand from South Sudan is straining the year-round food supply.
15 Dec 11
Some residents cite increased access to clean water, health centres and education but local authorities still lack funds to meet social needs.
30 Nov 11
Has restructuring of local government brought services closer to the people?
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
15 Nov 11
Granting of amnesty for alleged rebel commander may jeopardise other cases.
7 Nov 11
But concerns persist over whether governments in the region will back the mission.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
30 Oct 11
IDPs returning to former villages must travel long distances to health centres, but there's no guarantee they will be treated when they turn up.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
14 Oct 11
Women and girls captured by the LRA in northern Uganda struggle to settle back into former villages, while their children, often fathered by rebels, face complete rejection.
Arthur Okot, Gillian Lamunu, Bill Oketch
28 Sep 11
Several monuments built to commemorate lives lost in the 20-year rebel war in northern Uganda are lacking much needed records of events and those who died.
13 Sep 11
Experts call for a comprehensive witness protection programme as High Court takes on its first war crimes trial of alleged former Lord’s Resistance Army commander.
4 Aug 11
Unpaid compensation awarded to victims of security service excesses prompts concern over government's commitment to criminalise torture.