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Uganda: Data Protection and Privacy Bill

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ARTICLE 19

09 Jul 2016

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ARTICLE 19 has analysed the Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill (Draft Bill), proposed by the Government of Uganda, for its compliance with international freedom of expression standards. 

The Draft Bill is a welcome step towards establishing a framework for protecting the fundamental right to privacy in the country. However, ARTICLE 19 finds that the Draft Bill needs to better harmonize its protections with the fundamental right to freedom of expression and the right to infomation.

 

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