Nicholas Opiyo addressing a press conference on the NGO Bill, 2015

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Chapter Four Uganda's Nicholas Opiyo joined Maria Burnett of Human Rights Watch, Cissy Kagaba of Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda and other NGOs to address the press on the troubling provisions in the proposed bill.

The 13 independent groups represented urged the Parliamentary Committee to reject the bill's repressive measures and criminal sanctions of up to 8 years imprisonment for NGO officers as proposed. 

Click here to access the full press statement.

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