Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Uganda Utilizes Paralegals to Document Human Rights Violations

In Northern Uganda, internationally displaced persons living in camps still experience human rights violations, despite the best efforts of the government to protect them. In order to curb the abuses by Ugandan soldiers, the government has successfully used paralegals to document and report human rights violations. Few government employees are available for this task, and the paralegal system established has helped register abuses.

Full article: Analysis: Uganda, Uganda: Government must live up to protection responsibilities in the north

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