ARTICLE 19 releases legal analysis of the Public Order Management Act
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ARTICLE 19 releases legal analysis of the Public Order Management Act – In an elaborate legal analysis, ARTICLE 19 condemned the coming into law of this law and observed that, “despite some positive amendments, the Act remains seriously flawed from a freedom of expression perspective. We call on the Ugandan Parliament to reform the Act in line with international human rights standards”.
ARTICLE 19 further calls on the minister of the Interior to ensure that any implementing regulation taken under Article 14 of the Act comply with international standards. The organization further provides for strong recommendations.
The full legal analysis can be accessed here: http://www.article19.org/data/files/medialibrary/37331/Updated-Uganda-Fo...(2).pdf