Bobi Wine Talks About Torture During U.S. Press Conference
Singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, spoke about Uganda's current political situation, and about the abuse he suffered while under police custody during a live press conference in Washington D.C. with his lawyer Robert Amsterdam by his side. He also said that his wife's work associate was kidnapped and tortured by the police, and was ordered to agree to falsely testify against him.
Bobi Wine sued the government for canceling his music concerts (file photo).
Citizen, 7 September 2018
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Monitor, 6 September 2018
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