Margaret Sekaggya

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Margaret Sekaggya "is the Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission. She has held that post since the Commission was established in 1996. She holds an LLB (Hon) degree from Makerere University and a Master of Law (LLM) degree from the University of Zambia. She has taught law in various institutions, including the Law Development Centre, Uganda. She has worked in the Judiciary in Uganda and Zambia and has also worked with the United Nations Institute for Namibia. She was a Commissioner with the Uganda Interim Electoral Commission, which organised the 1996 elections. She is also currently Chairperson of the Co-ordinating Committee of African National Human Rights Institutions. Ms Sekaggya's areas of special interest include the criminal justice system, human rights, national human rights institutions, constitutional law and constitutionalism, environmental law and environmental protection." [1]

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  1. About Us - Who is Who?, International Service for Human Rights, accessed July 15, 2007.