The role of Uganda police in, promotion of the right to life in Uganda from 1995 to 2018

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Kampala International University, School of Law
The Uganda Police Force is a semi-autonomous institution established in the 1995 Constitution as a principal agency in Uganda charged with the responsibility for promotion and protection of People's rights. However over the days it has been one of the violators of one of the most fundamental 1ights especially the right to life. The research sh1dy aimed at analyzing the role of the police force in promotion of the right to life and also how .it has perpetrated the same. The research also reviews concepts of different literature from scholarly text to philosophical and jurispmdential analysis. This piece of work also looks at the relevant legal framework for the protection of the right to life. The study among others also found out that since 1995 to 2018 the right to life was always one of the most violated by the Uganda Police Force. However a number of measures can ·be put in place to harmonize right to life perpetration in Uganda including vicarious punishment for perpetrators
A research report submitted to the School Of Law in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of Bachelor of Laws of Kampala International University
Rights, Police, Uganda