Uganda: Facing Justice
Years active: 2010-2013
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.
Legacy of conflict, poverty and teacher shortage contribute to poor performance of region’s primary schools.
How have children born with the virus coped as they grew up?
Lack of midwives and key equipment have left some health facilities struggling to cope.
Fears grow over whether government will fill gap in support for former LRA combatants.
High numbers on remand and slow justice system are swelling in-mate numbers.
Are region’s forces any closer to apprehending notorious rebel leader?
Calls for a comprehensive re-stocking exercise following loses during region's wars.
Lawyers for Thomas Kwoyelo say he is being unfairly detained after High Court terminated his trial.
Victims still awaiting government support six years after government promises to support those injured during rebel war in northern Uganda.