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Uganda Opposition Leader Presses for Political Reform

Uganda’s main opposition leader and past presidential candidate said anyone who believes in democracy must work for reform aimed at a free and fair electoral process.  Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change contested three consecutive presidential elections, in 2001, 2006, and 2011. Besigye said all three were marked by voting irregularities. He has announced his candidacy to contest the 2016 election.   Last Thursday, police arrested him, along with former...

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