East Africa: Bar Associations At Crossroads
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Masake Anthony

Masake Anthony (@masakeonline) works at Chapter Four Uganda, a Ugandan civil liberties independent group. He is a seasoned human rights defender and social justice advocate. Masake is an experienced socio-political blogger keen to innovatively harness the power of new media to drive social change and encourage participation. His engagement is driven by profound belief of the interconnectedness of all human beings and the critical need for the respect of rights for all. Several of his blog posts have been published in Uganda’s local daily newspapers – Daily Monitor and New Vision, corporate magazines such as the Uganda Law Society Magazine, and other online platforms.

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Press Freedom: COVID-19 Reporting Presents New Threats To Journalists In the Continent

As the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to sweep across the continent, governments are stepping up emergency measures to slow...

East Africa: Bar Associations At Crossroads

One of the cardinal objectives of national bar associations is to protect and assist the public in all matters...

Uganda Moves to Double Down on Repressive Social Media Tax

As I strolled down the winding campus streets of Makerere University on a calm evening, I met an acquaintance....

Uganda: 57 years on, political freedoms remain elusive

On October 9, 1962, the Union Jack flag was lowered and the Uganda national flag was hoisted – bringing...

The Disappearing Trial: “I never came to your court seeking for justice!”

It is common parlance in countries that use the English legal system that “not only must Justice be done;...

Public Assemblies: Why the “tomato seller” argument is flawed

In theory and principle, the right to freedom of assembly is straightforward. People are free to peacefully assemble and...

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