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Uganda: arrest of Besigye

Black Star Journal has a report on the arrest of Ugandan opposition leader, Kizza Besigye by President Yoweri Museveni. “After 19 years of banning all political parties, Museveni's regime finally legalized multipartism. He even invited main opposition leader Kizza Besigye to return to the country. In addition to being the main threat to his power, Besigye was once Museveni's personal doctor. When Museveni invited Besigye to return to the country, he promised that doctor wouldn't be arrested. So Besigye came home on Nov. 1. And less than two weeks later, he was… you guessed it… arrested on dubious charges.

3 comments

  • Paul Kruger

    Please tell us where you got the information that Museveni promised not to arrest the doctor. This is the kind of misinformation that goes unchecked!

  • If Mr Kruger had bothered to check the link provided before claiming “misinformation”, he would’ve found the answer to his question.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1564441.stm

  • Sam

    Hi why should all these things about Dr. Besigye and his Forum For Democratic Change disturb Our beloved president Mr Museveni?.These is an easier way round it.Very easy.Do not pretend that you really want that obnoxious acid called DEMOCRACY.Conduct referenda instead of general elections There is a possibility of getting 100% YES vote!Follow the path of one of the men who once ruled the whole world.His name is ADOL… HITL… sorry for that.I didnt mean it.I apologise.

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