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Vol 57 No 4

Published 19th February 2016


Uganda

An arresting event

The Ugandan elections had been proceeding with less strife and acrimony than usual when they suddenly reverted to type on 13 February, when the opposition Forum for Democratic Change leader, Kizza Besigye, found himself once more tear-gassed and handcuffed. As polling day on 18 February approached, military and police flooded the Kampala streets in an intimidating show of force.

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