Urgent Action update: APAA communities attacked and forcibly evicted

Since 3 January, rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority have been carrying out forced evictions of communities in the Apaa area in northern Uganda. They have burnt homes, looted property and attacked community members. Hundreds of people have been rendered homeless, while several others remain at risk of forced evictions.

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English to:


The President of Uganda
H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
The State House of Uganda
P.O. Box 25497
Kampala, Uganda
Fax: +256 414 235 462
Email: info@statehouse.go.ug 
Salutation: Your Excellency


And copies to: 

Sam Mwandha 
Uganda Wildlife Authority 
Plot 7, Kira Road, Kamwokya 
P. O. Box 3530 
Kampala, Uganda 

Minister of Defence  
Hon. Adolf Mwesige 
Ministry of Defence 
Mbuya Chwa II 
P.O. Box 3798 
Kampala, Uganda 
Fax: 0414222812 
Email: mod.ps@defence.go.ug 


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR JULIUS PETER MOTO Uganda High Commission Uganda House 58-59 Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DX 020 7839 5783 Fax 020 7839 8925 info@ugandahighcommission.co.uk www.ugandahighcommission.co.uk

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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