Bobi Wine Calls for Release of Ugandan Activist Stella Nyanzi
Ugandan MP Bobi Wine has said that police are holding human rights activist and academic Stella Nyanzi illegally. He urged the authorities to allow her to defend herself in court. Nyanzi was arrested for allegedly harassing President Yoweri Museveni and insulting his late mother.
Ugandan MP Bobi Wine and Activist Stella Nyanzi.
Observer, 6 November 2018
Embattled Makerere Institute for Social Research (MISR) research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi is unable to raise her legal fees and is now appealing for financial help from the public. Read more »
Monitor, 6 November 2018
Police are still holding Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi four days after her arrest on accusations of harassing President Museveni when she allegedly insulted… Read more »
Nairobi News, 4 November 2018
Controversial Ugandan scholar and activist Stella Nyanzi has been arrested. Read more »
The Makerere University academic is facing charges of insulting the president because she referred to him as a "pair of buttocks" on her social media. Read more »
The Makerere University academic is due to appear in court on the charges of insulting the president Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni. Read more »