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Families plead for release of abducted relatives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The families of several people who have been reported missing for several weeks have appealed to the government to have mercy and release them. Yesterday, some of the relatives of the 243 people that the National Unity Platform-NUP said have gone missing without trace were …

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Kyagulanyi runs to UN Human Rights Commission over abductions

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform-NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi is petitioning the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights over the continued abduction and torture of his supporters. Speaking to reporters at his party headquarters in Kampala following the withdrawal of police who had locked out NUP …

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Kyagulanyi threatens to withdraw petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the former National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate, has threatened to withdraw his petition from the Supreme Court challenging the victory of his rival and incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni. Kyagulanyi said he has asked the party lawyers to make a …

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Disqualify Chief Justice from hearing Kyagulanyi petition – Mabirizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Male Mabirizi has petitioned the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo asking him to excuse himself from the presidential election petition filed by National Unity Platform-NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi. Kyagulanyi, the first runners up wants court to invalidate the declaration of Museveni as president-elect of …

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11 NUP supporters return home 2 months after alleged abduction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 11 people who had been recorded among the missing supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Mukono North constituency have returned home two months after they were reported missing. These were among the people who were reported missing during the peak of the …

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Ashraf Kasirye lives to tell his story

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The morning of December 27, 2020, was like any other daybreak for Ashraf Saif-Allah Kasirye, a reporter working with and for Ghetto Media, an online TV affiliated with the National Unity Platform former presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert. By December 27, Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine …

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Catholic priests express support for Kyagulanyi

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some Catholic priests have come out to openly express support for National Unity Platform-NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. On Friday, Kyagulanyi marked his 39th birthday and decided to celebrate it by holding prayers at his home in Magere, Wakiso district as a way to …

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Two NUP supporters rotting away in their homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two National Unity Platform-NUP supporters who were allegedly kidnapped from Katoogo village in Nama sub county in Mukono North constituency are rotting away at their homes after undergoing a series of torture. Twenty-three-year-old Joseph Nkoyoyo Kyakuwa and 53-year-old Fred Kamya Yuya sustained serious injuries but …

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