Uganda: Conduct impartial & transparent investigations into extra-judicial killing of 2 HRDs in Ntoroko

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(Kampala, June 30, 2017) Eleven human rights groups unequivocally condemn the extra-judicial killing of Human Rights Defender (HRD) Irumba Erasmus who was the coordinator of the Twerwaneho Listeners’ Club (TLC) activities in Rwebisengo District, and his friend Vide Kanyoro, by officers of the Uganda Police Force (UPF) and Uganda People’s Defence Forces(UPDF). We call on the Ugandan authorities to immediately conduct thorough, impartial, and transparent investigations into the matter, and bring the perpetrators to justice. 

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