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USA-Los Angeles: Ugandans go on Streets to Protest Against Museveni’s Brutal Treatment to Ugandans.

Ugandans living in California USA on Friday took to the streets of Los Angeles [L.A] to protest against President Yoweri Museveni.


The California Ugandan community in their peaceful demonstration condemned what they termed as “Museveni’s human rights abuses”.

The crowd first assembled at 300 E. Temple ST, Los Angeles CA 90012 at 9:50am and kicked off their demonstration past mid-day.

They carried placards containing literature and images accusing Museveni of presiding over “injustices and undemocratic practices in the country”.

They further demanded for the release of FDC’s Col. Kizza Besigye who they regarded as Uganda’s new president.

This comes on heels of another protest that rocked London early in the week by Ugandans protesting election fraud and opposition leader, Kizza Besigye’s house arrest.

Anti Museveni’s campaigns are talking place worldwide showing their dissatisfaction to the country Museveni, police and Army on how elections were handled and also how the opposition leader Besigye is being treated

People describe the current government led by Museveni as a brutal, corrupt, and a bloodshed government that doesn’t even care about the lives of Ugandans but instead it cares about a few group people close to the president, Ugandans say, this treatment MUST stop.

The protesters handed a petition the UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

This also follows an incident that happened yesterday in the western part of the country of Kasese district where 5 people were shot dead by the army and police as they were trying to oppose what transpired in the last presidential elections.

Kasese district is well known as a strong opposition side where Museveni did not get even score 10% of the votes.

The place still continues to remain under tight security by both army and police and it’s believed that whoever talks about how elections were unfairly handled, he/she is shot dead.

By Robert Muriisa.

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okello robert - 8/04/2016 saa 15:44

the writer of this should examine this story and come up with a writing based on kasese killings: TWO UPDF SOLDIERS, TWO CIVILIANS KILLED IN KASESE April 4, 2016 8:56 am - Crime, Culture, Home-Slider - no comments Post Views: 55 By Joel Kaguta Four people including two UPDF soldiers, a Rwenzururu Kingdom Royal guard and a boda boda motorcyclist were on Sunday evening confirmed dead following a scuffle at Buhikira Royal palace. UPDF 2nd Division spokesperson Maj. Ronald Kakurungu says the four people were killed in two separate incidents. He says that the two soldiers together with a boda boda motorcyclist were killed by an unidentified group of people who stopped them along the way, a few meters from the Rwenzururu Kingdom palace in Kasese town. He identified the dead soldiers as lance Corporal Joseph Barekye and Pt. Edmon Tumwesigye who are attached to Mulongoti barracks on the outskirts of Kasese town. Maj. Kakurungu says they were on their way to Kasese town center when a group of people stopped the motorcycle and killed them According to Maj. Kakurungu, the soldiers were killed shortly after a traditional royal guard had been killed and another injured by Corporal David Indiro the Aide de camp (ADF) to the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. Kakurungu says the King’s ADC shot at the traditional royal guards inside the palace after a scuffle that is still under investigation. He says that Corporal Indiro has been arrested and will be interrogated to explain what caused the scuffle that resulted into him shooting two people of whom one died. Police picked the dead bodies and took them to the Kasese Municipal health center III mortuary. Rwenzori Regional police spokesperson Lydia Tumushabe told this reporter on phone that police picked the bodies of the two UPDF soldiers and that of the unidentified boda boda motorcyclist. She declained to comment about the body of the person killed by a UPDF soldier inside the palace. However, the reports are mixed as a highly placed source in the Kingdom alleges that the soldiers were killed after they had attempted to attack the palace. This reporter could not independently verify this information. Meanwhile, Maj. Ronald Kakurungu says that the UPDF, police and the Rwenzururu Kingdom are going to jointly investigate the cause of the killings. Maj. Kakurungu says the kingdom must help to find out why the two soldiers who were on their innocent way were killed by people from the palace. This comes just four days after a Rwenzururu Kingdom royal guard was killed by police flying squad as he allegedly tried to grab a gun from them while trying to arrest him. The Cultural leader of Rwenzururu Kingdom Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere has called for the withdrawal of the Police Flying Squad from the Rwenzori region. He says the presence of the flying squad has fueled unrest in the region. It also occurred just a day after Capt. Mike Mukula represented the government in talks with King Charles Wesley Mumbere.
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sanda miltoni - 14/03/2016 saa 12:11

we are never enjoying our own country and we can only have a free uganda if dictatorship is elemeninated n how do we have a free uganda fight dictorship,we have term limits,and do away with all bad that re stressimg ugandans .ugandans my cry is ure hapiness n j prmse someday we will knw n achieve it
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