British MPs Call for Sanctions on Uganda Over Rights Abuses

In a debate on the state of democracy in Uganda, UK parliamentarians have denounced President Yoweri Museveni's government for the arrest and torture of opposition MPs including musician turned politician Bobi Wine and main opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Commenting on the debate, Uganda's minister for International Cooperation, Okello Oryem, has said British MP Paul Williams is continuing with his grandparents' agenda to destabilise a peaceful country, saying it was his ancestors who robbed Uganda of its minerals.

  • Uganda:   British MPs Want Ugandan Govt Sanctioned

    Monitor, 10 January 2019

    The UK minister of State for Africa, Mr Harriett Baldwin, on Tuesday evening said adherence to democracy and democratic processes such as rule of law and strong institutions are at… Read more »

President yoweri Museveni, MP Bobi Wine and main opposition leader Kizza Besigye.


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