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Uganda’s Main Opposition Leader Charged With Disobeying Police Order

The defense attorney for Uganda’s main opposition leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye, says new criminal charges against his client appear to be part of a plan to discredit him following the disputed outcome of the February 18 presidential poll. Besigye, who is with the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), was charged Wednesday with disobeying lawful police orders before the Kasangati Magistate’s Court in Wakiso district. Police spokesman Fred Enanga told local media that Besigye was detained last...

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