Author - Thomas Aquinas LOKOL



“It’s my honour to invite you to our 30th anniversary celebration and fundraising launch for a new home; your support matters! Lets stand together for survivors of torture”. Kampala Serena Hotel at 5PM.

Parliament asked to enact Witness Protection Law to enable the public to report torture.

Reporting on Torture: Experts call for enactment to laws

As one of the ways to fight against torture, the Chief Executive Officer at African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) Samuel Nsubuga recommends to the parliament to consider prioritizing the enactment of Wittiness Protection Act and National Legal Aid Bill to mitigate the lived experience of fear among rights holders to report torture and promote accessibility to justice and accountability by relevant institutions respectively.

He adds that the ministry of health should also consider developing rehabilitation standards and indicators for victims and survivors of torture and monitor their utilization across national health facilities since access to justice includes access to timely treatment and rehabilitation.

“There are already engagements taking place between ACTV and the ministry of health especially with the department on rehabilitation and mental health division” Nsubuga said. For more follow

ACTV Has Been Accepted As a Member of OMCT/SOT-Torture Network

The African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) is thrilled to announce that it has been accepted as a member of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and its SOS-Torture Network.

We are proud to be part of this important network and to join our voices with hundreds of other organisations around the world who are working to end torture and promote human rights.

OMCT is the world’s leading international NGO fighting against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Its SOS-Torture Network is the largest global network of organisations working to protect human rights defenders.

Therefore, we believe that together, we can make a significant contribution towards the fight against torture globally.