Erasmus Irumba

Erasmus Irumba was the coordinator of the activities of Twerwaneho Listeners Club (TLC), a local based organisation which aims to defend the rights of the people of Rwenzori region in Western Uganda by making them aware of their rights through radio.

His work consisted in maintaining and managing the local fund allocated for the different projects of the club.

His determination in defending the rights of the villagers as well as drawing the attention of the local public to the unlawful government actions show the important and peaceful work Erasmus Irumba had undertaken in order to defend the rights of the local population.

 


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Region:Africa

Country:Uganda

Department/Province/State:Western

Nickname:no information

Sex1:Male

Age:no information

Date of Killing:23/06/2017

Type of Killing:Shooting

Previous Threats:No information

Status of Investigation:Perpetrator(s) arrested

Organisation:Twerwaneho Listeners Club (TLC)

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:Civil and Political Rights

Sector Detail:Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Right to Education

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