1. Freedom of expression and assembly
a) What is the Government of Uganda doing to counter alleged violations of the freedoms of expression, speech, and assembly – including against journalists and human rights defenders?
b) What actions have been taken to investigate instances of human rights violations allegedly committed by the police and army officers during demonstrations in 2011?
c) What are the plans of the Government of Uganda to reform bail conditions?
2. Women’s and children’s rights
a) What steps are the Government of Uganda taking to speed up the enactment of the Marriage and Divorce Bill? What is the government doing to discourage or outlaw the practice of bride price?
b) What is the Government of Uganda doing to establish counseling services and shelters for survivors of gender-based violence, including young mothers?
c) What measures are taken to investigate, prosecute and punish perpetrators of gender-based violence, including against children?
a) Could the Government of Uganda elaborate on the reason why, despite consensus amongst the various stakeholders on the need for an Anti-Torture Bill, it has not yet been passed into law?
b) Can the Government of Uganda elaborate on what has been done by the state to combat torture that allegedly is perpetrated by its agents in illegal detention centers? What measures have been taken to hold accountable those committing acts of torture?
4. Sexual minorities
a) What measures are being taken by the Government of Uganda to combat discrimination, hostility or violence against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation and gender identity?
b) How does the state plan to protect the health rights of marginalized groups, including those belonging to sexual minorities, within existing policies and programs like the HIV/AIDS Policy?