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RLP In The News (2007 - 2013)

A number of articles have appeared in the local press about the work and activities of the Refugee Law Project. Below are links to some of those articles:


Refugee caretakers of children with disabilities need our support (Daily Monitor, December 3rd, 2013)
An opinion piece published in commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities highlighting the challenges faced by parents and caregivers of children living with disabilities.

Refugee Elderly Populations at Crossroads (New Vision and Daily Monitor, December 2nd, 2013)
A press release highlighting the challenges elderly refugees in Uganda are faced with as they strive to enjoy their social and economic rights.

National Disarmament Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) Stakeholders Conference (New Vision, November 5th, 2013)
A press release about a National Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) conference under the theme "Promoting Effective Reintegration and Sustainable Peace Building in Uganda", organised by Refugee Law Project and Amnesty Commission.

African Civil Society Stakeholders call for Global and Inclusive Justice (The East African, July 20th, 2013)
In the build-up to International Justice Day (17 July), five organisations (Centre for Study of Violence and Reconciliation, International Refugee Rights Initiative, Pan-African Lawyers Union, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, and Refugee Law Project) have been in joint discussions about the challenges to international criminal justice as we currently know it..

A Renewed Promise for Peace & Justice: The Reinstatement of Uganda's Amnesty Act 2000 (New Vision, May 29th, 2013)
A press statement commending the government of Uganda for reinstating Part II of the Amnesty Act 2000

International Women's Day (New Vision, March 8th, 2013)
A press statement in commemoration of International Women's Day, March 8th

Rwandan Envoy Dismisses Refugee Report (New Vision, June 29th, 2010)
A response from the Rwandan Envoy in regard to the report that examines why one group of Rwandan refugees, those living in Nakivale settlement in Uganda's southwest, refuse to return.

It is Risky for Rwandan Refugees to go Back Home (Daily Monitor 29th June, 2010)
Article on the report that examines why one group of Rwandan refugees, those living in Nakivale settlement in Uganda's southwest, refuse to return.

New districts a creation of the people (New Vision, July 1st, 2009)
The artice was about the public launch of the the Issues Paper; Breeding Fragmentation? Issues in the Policy and Practice of Decentralisation in Uganda that examines the policy and practice of decentralisation in Uganda.

Refugee law launched (New Vision, June 23rd, 2009)
The artice was about the national launch of the Refugees Act 2006 on 18th June 2009 as part of the activities to commemorate World Refugee Day.

African refugees need more protection (Saturday Monitor, June 20th, 2009)
In commemoration of the World Refugee Day (20th June), this artice was published in the World Refugee Day suppliment and highlights the ever growing protection needs of refugees in Uganda.

Gender against men (The Observer, June 11th, 2009)
The artice covers the documentary "Gender Against Men" produced by RLP that was launched on 4th June 2009 at Theatre La Bonita, Kampala.

ICC not useless - Ruhindi (New Vision, July 22nd, 2008)
The artice was the minister's reaction to Dr. Chris Dolan's presentation made during the transitional justice training for parliamentarians which highlighted that the ICC was not necessary in ending conflict in Uganda.

ICC useless in Uganda (New Vision, July 20th, 2008)
The artice was about a presentation made by Dr. Chris Dolan during the transitional justice training workshop for parliamentarians.

Uganda makes progress in refugee care (New Vision, July 13th, 2008)
The artice was about the launch of the 2008 World Refugee Survey in Uganda at the RLP premises.

Urban refugees struggle to survive (Daily Monitor, June 25th, 2008)
The article was about the launch of the 2008 World Refugee Survey in Uganda at the RLP premises, and highlighted the struggles refugees living in urban areas go through to live.

Refugees want employment (New Vision, June 25th, 2008)
The article was about a workshop held in commemoration of the World Refugee Day.

The forgotten urban IDPs (Daily Monitor, December 12th, 2007)
The artice was about a briefing paper, What about us?, released by RLP concerning the plight of the urban IDPs left out of the resettlement process.

Urban IDPs ignored-report (New Vision, December 5th, 2007)
The artice was about a briefing paper, What about us?, released by RLP concerning the plight of the urban IDPs left out of the resettlement process.

Kony must disarm to get amnesty (New Vision, December 4th, 2007)
The article was about the official launch of of the Beyond Juba Project at the Parliament of Uganda.

Displaced persons in north remain in camps (Daily Monitor, July 31st, 2007)
The article was about a briefing paper, Rapid Assessment of Population Movement in Gulu and Pader, released by RLP highlighting the fact that most IDPs still remained in the camps despite the peace talks.

Refugees mistreated-report (New Vision, July 13th, 2007)
The article was about the launch of the 2007 World Refugee Survey in Uganda at the RLP premises

Refugees marry off girls for survival (New Vision, April 20th, 2007)
The article was about the launch of Working Paper 20, "Giving out their daughters for their survival", highlighting vulnerability and poverty as being the main reasons as to why refugees were marrying off their daughters.

 

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