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Yusuf Kawooya released. Courtesy Photo

Yusuf Kawooya Released

Yusuf Kawooya, a Democratic Party (DP) member brutally arrested last week, has been released on police bond, after spending days in detention. Kawooya said he felt a lot of pain. His family said it would help him get better treatment.   On Tuesday, family members, including Kawooya's sister Sharifah Nakitende and father Habib Jingo

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Yusuf Kawooya and Sharifah Nakitende

Yusuf Kawooya Paralyzed Due to Torture, Says Sister

Brutally arrested Democratic Party (DP) member Yusuf Kawooya is partially paralyzed, his sister Sharifah Nakitende has claimed. Nakitende was part of the team that visited Kawooya at Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Kireka on Tuesday. Kawooya is the man whom at least five officers, suspected to be from the Chieftaincy of Military

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President Yoweri Museveni. Courtesy Photo

Army Grills Yusuf Kawooya Over Stoning of Museveni Motorcade in Owino

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has quizzed Democratic Party (DP) mobilizer Yusuf Kawoooya over the stoning of President Museveni's motorcade. Kawooya was brutally arrested by at least five officers, reportedly from CMI, last week. Identified as Daniel Senkungu, Moses Rwamwenge, Omara, Nickson and Simon, the five are being detained at Makindye

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The man captured brutalizing Kawooya and the man paraded before army disciplinary unit. Courtesy Collage

Fake Suspects: Opposition Politicians Challenge Army to Parade Pot-Bellied Man Who Brutalized Yusuf Kawooya

Opposition politicians Norbert Mao and Abed Bwanika have accused the military of parading ‘fake suspects’ in the brutal arrest of Yusuf Kawooya. Last week, a group of officers violently arrested Kawooya, a member of Mao’s Democratic Party (DP), along Colvile Street in Kampala. On Saturday, suspects appeared before the army’s disciplinary unit. But

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The men who tortured Yusuf Kawooya

CMI Allows Family Members Access to Yusuf Kawooya at Kireka Detention

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has allowed the father and other family members of Yusuf Kawooya access to him in detention at Kireka. Human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has confirmed the visit. “The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence has granted Yusuf Kawooya’s father and family access to him at the SIU [Special

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Gun wielding men who brutalized Yusuf Kawooya charged in army court, detained at Makindye. Courtesy Photo

Yusuf Kawooya Tormentors Arrested, Charged in Army Court, Detained

Uganda's army has arrested and tried five men who brutally arrested Democratic Party (DP) mobilizer Yusuf Kawooya on Colville Street. Available reports indicate that the suspects appeared before the disciplinary court on Saturday. They have since been detained at Makindye Military Barracks. Some of the men have been identified as Daniel Senkungu, Moses

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Tumwebaze: City Torturers are Part of Opposition Scheme to Tarnish NRM

Information and National Guidance Minister Frank TUmwebaze has weighed in on the Thursday afternoon incident where a man was tortured by ununiformed gun-wielding men in Kampala. The incident happened at 1:30PM at the junction between Colville Street and Portal Avenue, just adjacent to Theatre Labonita and Christ The King Church in

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Yusuf Kawooya, man brutally arrested by Flying Squad operatives in Kampala

Video: Man Brutally Arrested by Flying Squad Gunmen Identified; Tormentors Sit at CPS

A man abducted by gun wielding-men in civilian clothes on Thursday has been identified as Yusuf Kawooya, but the motive of the brutal arrest remains unknown. The ‘gunmen’ beat up Kawooya before bundling him in a taxi-like van waiting, according to a video captured by Uganda’s Record TV. The van Registration number

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