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Uganda: General Arrested for Political Activities

Uganda said it arrested a military general who opposes the country's longtime president because he broke laws barring officers from supporting candidates in an election. Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said General David Sejusa was "actively engaged in supporting partisan politics" and made statements urging people to avoid voting in the February 18 presidential election because he believed it to be a sham. Sejusa has called President Yoweri Museveni a dictator. He was...

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