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Marching in support of torture victims

By Tony Rujuta

Added 26th June 2017 10:21 AM

Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga flagged off the procession.

Marching in support of torture victims

Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga flagged off the procession.

INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE

KAMPALA - It was a day out for Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) together with groups such as Human Rights Network Uganda (HURINET-U) and Coalition Against Torture, who did a peaceful procession Monday to commemorate the International Day in Support of Torture Victims.

The event is marked every June 26 to 'speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world'.

Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga flagged off the procession, which was led by a band, in the heart of Kampala.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 A torture victim holding a newspaper copy containing a picture of him being harassed by security personnel

 

 

 

 The UHRC chairperson Med Kaggwa giving his keynote address

 

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