A Comparison Between the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 1995 Uganda Constitution
The Universal Declaration of human Rights shares a lot in common with the Ugandan constitution. "The 1995 constitution gives hope for enjoyment of Human Rights and governance compared to its predicessors"1 Below is a survey into the relationship between the two documents. It should be noted however that there are both similarities and differences. Many Ugandan laws, as well as some sections in the Constitution, contravene the provisions of the international human rights treaties to which the country is a party, and have been used by the authorities to restrict fundamental freedoms.
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