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Amnesty International Weighs in On Bobi Wine Arrest, Remand

  Following the detention on remand of Ugandan opposition politician and musician Robert Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine, human rights organosation Amnesty International’s has come out to criticise the act saying its persecution of the singer-cum-politician. The organisation's Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Seif Magango

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US Senators Condemn ‘Democratic Backsliding’ in Uganda

United States Senators have condemned what they termed “democratic backsliding” in Uganda following the arrest of opposition Members of Parliament, who are accused of treason and inciting violence in the Arua municipality by-election violence. The violence left the presidential motorcade damaged. Kyadondo East MP Robert kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine's driver Yasin Kawuma was

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I Don’t Have the Powers to Release Bobi Wine – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has said he does not have the powers to release Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and 33 others with whom he was arrested Arua last week. Bobi Wine appeared before the Court Martial in Gulu where he was charged with unlawful possession of ammunition and remanded

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Andrew Mwenda: Why We Must all Condemn the Brutal Arrest, Torture of Bobi Wine

By Andrew M. Mwenda I have read the report of the Uganda Human Rights Commission on the way Bobi Wine was arrested and tortured and it is disturbing. He was not at the scene of the incident where the president’s convoy was pelted with stones. The SFC soldiers who arrested and

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PHOTOS: Police Deploys Heavily as Kamwokya Riots Intensify

Police has deployed heavily in Kamwokya where Bobi Wine loyalists have cut off roads in protest of his detention at a military facility in Gulu. Bobi Wine has been under incarceration since Monday evening after a scuffle in Arua. Unconfirmed reports indicate that the legislator is injured and needs urgent medical attention. He

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Bullets, Tear Gas Rock Kamwokya as Youths Protest Bobi Wine Arrest

Bullets and tear gas have been fired in Kamwokya, Kampala to disperse disgruntled residents who are protesting the arrest of Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine. Bobi Wine was arrested in on Monday evening in Arua after chaos erupted during election campaigns. He was detained at Gulu Military barracks and was expected

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