Impact of the Human Rights Enforcement Act on the future of Public Interest Litigation in Uganda

The paper will have an Introduction section which will introduce The Human Rights (Enforcement) Act, 2019 (HREA) and when it came into force and its purpose. The main body of the paper will examine the State of Public Interest Litigation in Uganda, who can bring an action against violation of rights, individual liability responsibility for violations, reduction of laborious adversarial court processes, comprehensive court awards, precedence of human rights in all proceedings, government responsibility, unconditional release of detainees and provision of private prosecution. The conclusion will offer recommendations and some solutions.