Violations of freedom of association, assembly, and expression continue in Uganda under President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986. Museveni will be allowed to run again in 2021, after authorities harshly repressed opposition to efforts to remove presidential age limits from the constitution. Security forces have arrested and tortured opposition party members and journalists; police have blocked the opposition from accessing media and public meetings. Nongovernmental organizations risk politically motivated charges for allegedly failing to comply with legal provisions that impose vague “special obligations” on independent groups. Authorities have yet to effectively investigate a November 2016 military assault in Kasese where over 100 people, including children, were killed.
AfricaMlolongo wa ukandamizaji wa wazi wa serikali dhidi ya waandamanaji wa amani, wanaharakati, na waandishi wa habari uliibuka katika ukanda wote wa Afrika Mashariki na Pembe ya Afrika mnamo mwaka 2018, shirika la kutetea haki za binadamu Human Rights Watch limesema leo katika ripoti yake, Ripoti ya Ulimwengu ya 2019.
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