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Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

2 June 2016 The Ethiopian Government must end its escalating crackdown on human rights defenders, independent media, peaceful protestors as well as members and leaders of the political opposition through the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP) says a group of civil society organisations (CSOs). “The government’s repression of independent voices has significantly worsened as the Oromo protest […]

Police arrest opposition leaders over civil defiance campaign

Police have today arrested several opposition leaders who attempted to launch another phase of their civil defiance campaign. Those arrested include FDC’s Kiiza Besigye, City lord mayor Elias Lukwago and his deputy as well as the 4GC coordinator Mathias Mpuuga. The members of the opposition under the For God and My Country pressure group had […]

DP denies being in bed with NRM

  There is an apparent war within Uganda opposition parties with some sharp allegations to the effect that some member parties like the Democratic Party (DP) have allied with the National Resistance Movement (NRM). However the spokesperson of DP, Kenneth Paul Kakande clears that there is no such alliance between DP and NRM. There is […]

Civilians besiege Buganda Road Court

People in their hundreds have besieged Buganda Road Court premises. The people stormed the court premises to hear by themselves the charges the government accuses opposition leader Col. Kiiza Besigye, Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, Kampala woman MP, Nabillah Sempala and FDC woman leader, Ingrid Turinawe. The government accuses Besigye and group of organising an […]

Civilians besiege Buganda Road Court

  People in their hundreds have besieged Buganda Road Court premises. The people stormed the court premises to hear by themselves the charges the government accuses opposition leader Col. Kiiza Besigye, Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, Kampala woman MP, Nabillah Sempala and FDC woman leader, Ingrid Turinawe. The government accuses Besigye and group of organising […]

Police arrests opposition leaders for walking while going to court

Their vehicles were recently shattered during the recent demonstrations, but the police and the government in general doesn’t want opposition leaders to walk on foot or use public means while visiting markets, courts, places of workshop… Some of the opposition leaders like Kenneth Paul Kakande (the spokesperson of the Democratic Party) have no cars because […]

A4C condemns violence

  Members of Activists for Change (A4C) are nonviolent. So we condemn all violence and perpetrators of violence in the country. Those policemen and army men in police uniform who attack unarmed civilians during A4C rallies and provoke violence are strongly condemned by the A4C leaders. Anne Mugisha, one of the A4C leaders says that […]

Ugandans in north to hold round table meeting

  Ugandans in the northern Uganda are to hold a round table meeting and also conduct victory party for some of the people who contested on opposition party ticket and won the polls. The round table meeting will take place on Thursday this week in Nwoya district at a place called Lukutu. The round table […]

Opposition donors in Europe hold meetings with FDC, UPC and DP

The funders of Uganda’s opposition parties from Europe have today held closed door meeting with the leaders of Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Social Democratic Party and Democratic Party (DP). The meeting we are told took place in Kasangati in the home of Col. Kiiza Besigye of FDC. In attendance was […]

Opposition parties vow to fight government officials who have looted national resources

It seems the long suffering Uganda opposition leaders and members who have suffered untold looting, harassment and torture from rapacious Ugandan leaders are now fighting back by mobilizing Ugandans and working with the international community such as England and USA to aggressively fight the Uganda National Resistance Movement officials who have reportedly stolen wealthy. Some […]

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