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Kizza Besigye

Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe is a former colonel in the Ugandan army, chairman of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party and was a contestant in Uganda's 2001, 2006 and 2011 presidential elections and lost in all of them to the incumbent Yoweri Museveni. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Ugandan anti-gay law has 'ulterior motive': opposition
2014-02-26
Kampala (AFP) - Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye on Wednesday criticised tough new anti-gay laws, saying that homosexuality was not "foreign" and that the issue was being used to divert attention from domestic problems. On Monday, President ...
(Yahoo News)
  1. Uganda Tells Western Countries to Keep Their Foreign Aid
  2. Ugandan govt shrugs off aid cuts
  3. Uganda shrugs off aid cuts over anti-gay law

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Ugandan anti-gay law has 'ulterior motive'
2014-02-26
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye on Wednesday criticised tough new anti-gay laws, saying that homosexuality was not "foreign" and that the issue was being used to divert attention from domestic problems. On Monday, President Yoweri Museveni ...
(GlobalPost)

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    Without Besigye, who will dare Museveni?
    2014-01-12
    With Col Dr Kizza Besigye having said he would not engage in elective politics anymore, it leaves an opening for an abrasive, strong-minded politician like him to step up and take his place. Question is: who can that be within the opposition ranks? Two ...
    (The Observer)

      2013
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      Ugandan Mayor Who Opposes President Found Guilty
      2013-11-14
      Lukwago is an ally of the opposition figure Kizza Besigye, who has led "Walk to Work" protests that sometimes turn into stone-throwing, tear gas-filled confrontations with riot police. The government tribunal was set up in May after local leaders wrote ...
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        Harsh Bill aimed at quashing dissent
        2013-08-13
        The report notes that with the regular arrests of opposition leader Kizza Besigye, it was already evident that government feels threatened. BBC News reports that Amnesty International has described the Bill as a 'serious blow to open political debate'.
        (Legalbrief (subscription))

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          Police hunting for opposition 4GC leadersPublish Date: Jan 29, 2013
          2013-01-29
          Police identified the five as former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Dr. Kiiza Besigye, Butambala county MP Muwanga Kivumbi, Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, JEEMA president Asuman Basalirwa and FDC women leader Ingrid ...
          (New Vision)

            2012
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            Police denies blocking Besigye in Mbarara...
            2012-10-29
            Dr. Kizza Besigye from going to Kabale over the weekend. The Police disclosed that they provided escorts for Besigye up to Rugando towards Ntungamo district after order was restored in Mbarara town where crowds had blocked traffic. Tear gas and bullets ...
            (New Vision)
            1. Nandala's Vision
            2. Gunfire, tear gas rock Mbarara as police try to block Besigye
            3. Movement is a God given right; respect it

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            Police Confine Lukwago, Besigye at City Hall
            2012-10-25
            Police have blocked City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and the opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, from leaving City Hall to their planned inspection of civil works in the city suburbs. City Hall is the seat of Kampala Capital City Authority. Also blocked ...
            (AllAfrica.com)
            1. Besigye, Lukwago denied exit from City Hall
            2. Lukwago stopped from visiting Kisekka Market
            3. Kizza Besigye and Lord Mayor Lukwago Denied Exit

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            Besigye Free to Move - Police
            2012-10-12
            Kizza Besigye's home at Kasangati in Wakiso district, saying he was free to move but maintained that his movements will be monitored. Police had since Monday restricted Besigye from leaving his home saying that he had plans to interrupt the ...
            (AllAfrica.com)
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            2011
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            Uganda: Graft Fight Must Start With the State House - Besigye
            2011-10-07
            Kampala — Forum for Democratic Change leader Kizza Besigye has said if the country is to get rid of corruption, then President Museveni and State House ought to be investigated. Dr Besigye told this newspaper in an interview at Pope Paul Memorial ...
            (AllAfrica.com)
            1. Anti-Museveni book launched amid clashes

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            The Future for Dr. Kizza Besigye
            2011-07-19
            Dr. Kizza Besigye had announced he would not be President of FDC beyond 2014 or become party flag bearer in the 2016 Presidential elections. Dr. Besigye who has competed in the last three presidential elections in 2001, 2006 and recently in February ...
            (UGPulse.com)
            1. Uganda: Besigye Calls for More Civil Disobedience

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            Besigye planning fresh demonstrations
            2011-07-05
            By Mercy Nalugo (email the author) The Forum for Democratic Change president, Dr Kizza Besigye, has said he is gathering fresh support from the public to reactivate peaceful anti-government demonstrations seeking to bring about political reforms and ...
            (Daily Monitor)
            1. A time for change in FDC
            2. Uganda: Besigye Has Hit the Right Chord
            3. Ground is ripe to force Museveni out – Besigye