Youth Line Forum call for a better NGOs working space, freeingof political prisoner
By Male Deogratius Youth line Forum has urged the NGO Bureau to revoke the unfair ban and clamp down on the Civil Society organizations without fail in order to enhance a good working environment. Ruth Asiimwe, the Technical advisor of the Youth Line Forum said there is much need to revise the NGO act since it has many unfair provisions.
She wants all actors especially state actors that have perpetuated a clamp down on civic space by targeting civil society Leaders and have limited their right of expression as provided for in Chapter 4 of the Constitution must be singularly identified and brought to book.
She committed that her organization will aid about 200 organizations which are not validated to successfully get validation as provided for in the NGO Act.
Asiimwe also expressed dismay over the Judicial and poor Legal Regime and security Brutality before challenging the Government actors to do their role of the bargain in ensuring a leveled ground and advancing for a free and Fair Civic Space.
She demanded the responsible government bodies to release all the political prisoners and urged civil society actors to also remain steadfast.
Meanwhile Asiimwe is concerned that the Poor transparency and accountability of the Covid 19 funds will affect the efforts in place to fight the crisis thus worsening the situation