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Ugandan Opposition Figure: Rwenzori Violence Caused by Government Policies

The former leader of Uganda’s main opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change, said President Yoweri Museveni’s government is to blame for the Rwenzori violence earlier this month that left about 90 civilians and security personnel dead.   Kizza Besigye accused the government of fueling ethnic friction by partitioning the country into tribal enclaves.   But, government spokesman Ofwono Opondo reportedly said Besigye is a “prophet of doom.”  Opondo said the violence...

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