Uganda

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The rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly were severely restricted in the context of general elections marred by irregularities. Human rights defenders faced new restrictions on their activities and some organizations were harassed. The rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continued to be violated.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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