Legal services

Objective: To promote the rule of law and protection of human rights in Uganda. FHRI in partnership with Freedom House (US) a US based non-profit is implementing the Governing Uganda Accountably, Responsively, and Democratically (GUARD) program (2014 -2019), a USAID Rights and Rule of Law program. In collaboration with other partners, the program seeks to catalyze change in the judiciary,…
Objective: To advocate for the progressive abolition of the death penalty and implementation of humane alternatives. The decade old campaign against the death penalty spearheaded by FHRI has evolved into a regional one. The precedent set by the Susan Kigula Supreme court ruling in 2009 has had multiplier effects: the release of some inmates on death row; the commutation of…
Objective: To provide free and accessible legal assistance to poor and vulnerable groups. Under this action FHRI has continued to extend its pro-bono legal aid services to the poor and vulnerable persons especially women, children, Persons with Disabilities, elderly and minorities in Uganda. FHRI uses the community legal aid model which stresses outreach and legal empowerment in deprived and hard…
“To promote access to justice for the poor and vulnerable persons in Uganda." The Legal Services Division aims at promoting access to justice and advocates for the best practice in the administration of justice in Uganda. Through a four track approach: provision of legal aid services to poor and vulnerable persons, the campaign against the death penalty, capacity building for…

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The Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI) is an independent, non-governmental, non-partisan and not-for-profit human rights advocacy organization established in December 1991. It seeks to remove impediments to democratic development and meaningful enjoyment of the fundamental freedoms enshrined in the 1995 Uganda Constitution and other internationally recognized human rights instruments. .

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