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#NalufenyaMustFall: Besigye Demands Immediate Closure of Nalufenya ‘Torture Facility’

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has called for the immediate closure of Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District, notorious for alleged torture of suspects in recent months. Dr Besigye a four-time presidential candidate and a member of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), launched the campaign dubbed #NalufenyaMustFall, in Kampala. Besigye

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TORTURE: Why Kayihura, Tumukunde Skipped Human Rights Commission Meeting

Uganda Police chief Gen Kale Kayihura was no show at a meeting the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) had summoned him to answer torture claims against the force. Kayihura the Internal Affairs, Defense and Security ministers; Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), Uganda Prison Services and Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) had

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TORTURE: Why Parliament’s Pre-Arranged Visit to Nalufenya won’t Achieve Much

MPs are set to visit the Nalufenya police station today to assess if acts of torture are committed there. They follow after Uganda Human Rights Commission that visited the facility a few days ago. The visits are pre-arranged, the facility is expecting them. They will tour the facility and give it

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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Accuse Police of Stealing their Valuables, further Remanded to Luzira

The suspects in the murder case of former Uganda Police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and bodyguard have appeared before Nakawa Magistrate’s Court. But grade one Magistrate Noah Ssajabi further remanded the 20 suspects to Luzira Prison until June 01, 2017. State Prosecutor Joyce Anyango told court that investigations into the

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Shocking Tales of Torture in Uganda’s Safe Houses

Allegations of torture meted out on suspects in the murder of former Uganda Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his body guard and driver, have dominated recently the press, digging up old wounds of those who have previously been tortured, their relatives and those who boldly told the stories of torture

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Museveni Warns Kayihura, Muhoozi on Torture of Suspects

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has spoken out on the torture of suspects in the murder case of the country’s police publicist, driver and body guard two months ago. Last week, graphic images of a tortured Kamwenge mayor and suspect in the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi circulated on local media,

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