Ugandan Govt Deploys Troops to Amuru After Land Protests

The government has deployed soldiers and police to the Amuru district, where there is a dispute over 10,000 hectares of land. Residents are protesting against government efforts to acquire the land for a sugar factory, with some stripping naked to deter a minister and officials who wanted to survey the area.



  • Uganda:   Govt Deploys Troops in Amuru

    Monitor, 14 August 2017

    The government has heavily deployed soldiers and police in Amuru District as it schemes how to open the boundaries of 10,000 hectares of land for Madhvani Group. Read more »

Amuru leaders plead with police to allow them to be part of the team launching the land survey that flopped last week.

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