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Gen Tumwine: Police has a right to kill if attacked

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Security, Gen Elly Tumwine has said that the police and other security personnel have a right to kill protesters if they are attacked. Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Gen Tumwine said that he had no apologies for …

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Protesters warned against attacking security personnel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba has warned protesters against attacking security personnel who have been deployed to restore normalcy. In a statement issued on Thursday, Nabakooba said such attacks will not deter the security personnel from carrying out their lawful duties. …

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Chaos at Bulange-Mengo as protesters demand to meet Katikiro Mayiga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda loyalists from various parts of Kampala stormed Bulange-Mengo to meet the Katikiro Charles Peter Mayiga to protest the security raid on a thanksgiving event organised by Mbogo clan leaders in Mityana district on Saturday last week. A security team comprising police and the …

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Child teargassed as police disperses people power protesters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An unidentified minor was one of those who suffered the effects of teargas fired by Anti-riot police while battling people power activists in the city suburb of Kamwokya in Kampala on Thursday afternoon. The minor was with his mother at their home near the …

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Trump signs executive order to protect monuments from vandalism

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump Friday said on social media that he has signed an executive order to protect the country’s monuments. “I just had the privilege of signing a very strong Executive Order protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues – and combatting recent Criminal Violence,” …

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‘Time for a change’: Anti-racism protesters march across US

Washington, United States | AFP |  Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of George Floyd, as the movement triggered by his killing at police hands entered a second weekend. Protests took place from New York to Los …

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Algeria to release 2 protest leaders: opposition politician

Algiers, Algeria | AFP |  Two main figures of Algeria’s “Hirak” protest movement will soon be freed at the president’s initiative, the leader of an opposition party said Tuesday. “President Abdelmadjid Tebboune assured me that he would use his constitutional prerogative to ensure that Karim Tabbou and Samir Benlarbi regain their …

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