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HRW Calls for Uganda Police to Allow Opposition Gatherings

Human Rights Watch called on Ugandan authorities Monday to stop obstructing peaceful political gatherings, especially with the use of teargas, saying such interference violates people's rights to free assembly and expression. "Ugandans have the right to gather and hear information, never more so than when an election is coming up," Maria Burnett, senior Africa researcher at HRW, said.  "The reckless use of teargas is injuring people and jeopardizing a free and fair...

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