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Lawyers concerned over extra-judicial killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association – UMLA has condemned the extra judicial killings of terrorism suspects in the country. The call comes at the time when at least eight suspected terrorists have been shot dead under suspicious circumstances by security officers during counter terrorism …

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Kenyan police arrest terror suspect

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |  Kenyan anti-terrorism police officers said Saturday they are interrogating a terror suspect who was arrested at a shopping center in Nairobi. The police said the suspect, identified as Ali Abdullahi Hussein, had approached a police officer on patrol at around 2:00 a.m. and wanted to …

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Gov’t is not targeting Muslims in war on terror – Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has said that security personnel are not deliberately targeting Muslims in his government’s ongoing war on terror in the country. Addressing the country on Thursday at State House Nakasero on Covid-19 and the security situation, Museveni said all those arrested or killed …

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Khartoum residents in ‘state of terror’ after bloody crackdown.

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Heavily armed paramilitaries roamed the Sudanese capital Thursday, forcing fearful residents to hide indoors after a crackdown on protesters that authorities admitted had left dozens dead and prompted the African Union to suspend Khartoum. Members of the Rapid Support Forces, who rights groups say have their …

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Police warns of terror threat, unveils Martyrs Day traffic guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With only four days left to this year’s Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations, security agencies have put pilgrims on the high alert for suspected terror threats. The Deputy Police spokesperson, Polly Namaye, says they have received intelligence indicating that suspected terrorists have sneaked into the country. …

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