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Bruised toes: Amuriat’s barefoot revolution suffers setback

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change – FDC party presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat is nursing bruised toes as a result of heavy military boots which he says stepped on him on Wednesday when he was arrested in Gulu. Two of his left foot toe-digits are now …

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Amuriat’s security detail complain of teargas, brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police officers on the security detail of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat have complained of attacks by their Field Force Police-FFP colleagues. The officers say they have become victims of teargas, water cannons and other forms of brutality from their …

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Patrick Amuriat arrested in Gulu city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Patrick Oboi Amuriat has been arrested in Gulu city. Amuriat of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party was arrested from Awere open grounds in Layibi-Bardege division in Gulu city where he was scheduled to address voters. He was arrested on orders of the officer …

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Amuriat to Acholi: My government will protect your land

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat has rallied the people of Acholi to support his candidature with promises of protecting their land once elected into office.  Amuriat successful conducted his campaigns in Lokung and Padibe town councils in Lamwo district on …

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Amuriat beats police to show presence in Kitgum municipality

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat has unexpectedly showed up in the streets of Kitgum municipality leading to a cat and mouse game with the police. It came after police blocked him from accessing Kitgum Municipality to avoid collision with the …

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Amuriat arrested in Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat has been arrested. Amuriat was picked up by the police from Kitgum Matidi Sub County while on his way to campaign in Lamwo district.      Amuriat was from Kalongo town council in Agago district …

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Police foils Amuriat campaigns in Agago district

Agago, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The police in Kalongo Town council in Agago district on Monday fired teargas to disperse crowds that had gathered to listen to Forum for Democratic Change-  FDC party presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat. Amuriat arrived in Kalongo Town council at about 6 pm accompanied by …

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Presidential candidates decry unequal treatment by electoral commission

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Opposition presidential candidates are accusing the Electoral Commission (EC) and police of selectively applying the COVID-19 guidelines during campaigns for the 2021 elections. According the six candidates and representatives who turned up for a 2021 election harmonization meeting at the EC head offices …

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Gen. Muntu cancels Kalangala campaign meeting

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT presidential candidate, Gen. Gregg Mugisha Muntu postponed his planned campaign meeting in Kalangala citing transport complications. He, however, says the decision did not affect his planned campaign meetings in Kyotera and Rakai and those of Ssembabule, Bukomansimbi and Kalungu tomorrow. …

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