James Rukanpana is a human rights defender and a member of Twerwaneho Listeners Club (TLC). Twerwaneho Listeners Club is a non-governmental organisation based in Fort Portal, in the Rwenzori Region of Western Uganda. TLC carries out human rights advocacy through weekly radio programmes centred on human rights education, capacity building of human rights defenders, civic education, the monitoring and documentation of human rights violations and the challenging of unlawful government actions in court. Since 2006, TLC has been working on unlawful evictions from public community land. TLC radio programmes generally focus on human rights issues with a view to holding public leaders and corporations more accountable.