Ugandas brutal treatment of MPs is enabled by global indifference | Robert Amsterdam

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MPs including the Afropop musician turned politician Bobi Wine are allegedly being tortured. The Magnitsky Act can curb this shocking abuse, says lawyer Robert Amsterdam In a country with such a complex and often conflict-prone history, acts of political violence and intimidation are common enough to be unremarkable. But this past week in Uganda has […]

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Fury over arrest of academic who called Uganda’s president a pair of buttocks

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Human rights groups denounce charge of cyber harassment against Stella Nyanzi for posting Facebook criticism of Yoweri Museveni and first lady Janet The detention of a prominent feminist academic for criticising the Ugandan president on Facebook has been widely condemned by human rights groups. a pair of buttocks and his wife, Janet, who is education […]

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