Critically analyzes the existing legal framework for counter terrorism
in Uganda and draws from relevant regional and international instruments related to the
topic. In conducting this analysis, the author assesses the conformity of the antiterrorism
legislation in Uganda in comparison with relevant African states. Uses regional and international counter terrorism frameworks. Also examines the human
rights implications of practically enforcing these legislations. Lastly, the author compares international and regional human rights standards and best practices in combating terrorism in other
parts of the world.
A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Law University of Pretoria, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Masters of Law (LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa). Prepared under the supervision of Dr Henry Onoria, Faculty of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
LLM Dissertation (Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa -- University of Pretoria, 2009.