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Simon Amanyire

HRD, Member
Twerwaneho Listeners Radio Club (TLC)

Simon Amanyire is a member of the Twerwaneho Listeners Radio Club (TLC) and Simon Amanyire is a member. The TLC is a non-governmental organisation based in Fort Portal, in the Rwenzori Region of Western Uganda. It broadcasts weekly programs centred on human rights education, performs capacity building to enhance the ability of human rights defenders to perform their activities in the region, provides civic education, monitors and documents human rights violations, and challenges unlawful government actions in court. Since 2006, it has been working to combat unlawful evictions from public community land.


Human rights defenders (HRDs) in Uganda have faced threats and harassment in recent years as the government continued to limit freedom of expression and association.