Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-U)
HRNJ-U is a network of human rights journalists in Uganda working towards enhancing the promotion, protection and respect of human rights through defending and building the capacities of journalists, to effectively exercise their constitutional rights and fundamental freedoms for collective campaigning through the media. HRNJ-U was established in 2005 by a group of human rights journalists who had developed a sense of activism and was formally registered as an independent media group, non-profit and non-partisan organisation in 2006.
Project title: Enhancing safety and protection of journalists and the media for the realization of Human Rights Enjoyment and Democratic Governance in Uganda
Brief description: The project seeks to promote safe and secure journalism and the media in Uganda though enhancing protection of journalists and other media practitioners from human rights violation and improving state responsiveness to the safety and protection of journalists and media rights
Geographical coverage: National