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HRD Protection Bill 2020 Road Map

The Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill, a journey that begun in 2014, with DPI conducting a study “The Legislative Climate for HRDs in Uganda.” A glance at the legal excesses, which recommended for a specific law that provides for the recognition and protection of HRDs in Uganda.
View this blog to see the progress we have made so far

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Maintain your Social Distancing

Social Distancing is a practice intended to stop or slow down the spread of the Corona Virus. The purpose is to reduce the probability of contact between persons infected with #COVID19 and others who are not infected, so as to minimize it’s transmission.

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8 Tips to Secure your Office

We dwell a lot on “CyberSecurity” forgetting about the physical security for organizations. We just thought we could throw in a few tips for you to secure your office space.

Security risks are trending amongest HRDs and it is so unfortunate that many organisations do not have the necessary office security measures in place to help protect their premises & assets from possible threats.

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Windows 7 End of Support

What Human Rights Defenders need to know:

As most of us might not be aware that Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. The 10 years came to an end officially on the 14th of January 2020. If you are still using Windows 7, your PC will still work perfectly, except it will be more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. Your PC will continue to start and run, but will no longer receive software updates, including security updates, from Microsoft.

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Phishing – What You Need To Know

Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

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Security and Freedom of Association in Uganda and Nigeria

This case study was originally posted in the OGP Global Report.

The fight against money laundering and terrorism has come into tension with freedom of association and assembly in a number of countries. A group of OGP countries (including Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and South Africa) are currently working on terrorism finance, which affects nonprofit organizations.

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