Uganda’s main opposition leader Kizza Besigye was detained in the capital, Kampala, for the second time in a week while protesting the rising cost of living, an official from his Forum for Democratic Change party said.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was injured along with with three senior members of his party when they claim police fired rubber bullets and assaulted them in halting a planned rally in the capital.
Uganda’s main opposition leader, Kizza Besigye , called off a planned protest against the rising cost of living because of illness, as the authorities deployed police at the entrance to his home and seized his vehicle.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni headed for a landslide victory in the country’s Feb. 18 vote, as international observers criticized the electoral process and the country’s opposition leader said he rejected the results.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won the East African country’s Feb. 18 election, extending his 25-year rule, as the opposition rejected the result and said any government he formed would be “illegitimate.”