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Press Release: UPF tries to reason for their violent actions around the Teriet IDP Camp today (06.01.2016)

Besigye IDP 06.01.16 P1

Today, Wednesday, 6th January, 2016, the Police at Bukwo, restored law and order, after it dispersed violent crowds at Teriet IDP camp using means within its dispersal powers that included the use of rubber bullets.

The public order concern arose after the FDC Presidential candidate, Dr. Kiiza Besigye, who had successfully held two campaign rallies at Bukwo Trading centre and Suam Border Town council, diverted from his harmonized schedule to Amananga primary school playgrounds, and unjustifiably chose to proceed to Teriet IDP camp at Kapkoros. As a result, acts of public disorder emerged due to the indiscipline from the FDC camp.

During the course of engagement, two men were taken to Bukwo Health Centre with injuries sustained while policing the protests, that are however, not life threatening. These included Kokop Walter who was allegedly injured to the right hand by a stray rubber bullet and Kewei Augustino who was injured by a stick hurled from the violent crowd. One officer, PC Ngabo also sustained minor injuries.

The FDC presidential candidate cancelled his unscheduled visit and reverted to his campaign schedule. He proceeded to the two remaining venues at Amananga Primary school play grounds and Sosowel sub-county headquarters that ended successfully.

The police that is in charge of providing security during the electoral process, will continue protecting all law abiding people and political actors who play by the guidelines of the electoral commission.

We want to thank all candidates who have conducted themselves in a peaceful manner and caution those who fail to adhere to the guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission, that the police will not tolerate any acts of political violence, because it is criminal and punishable by law.

CP Fred Enanga

Press and Public Relations Officer, Uganda Police, 6.01.2016.

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The Calvary follows the People’s President in Nakasongola district; Besigye tests the water quality and other reports from the district!

Nakasongala FDC Convoy 3.1.2015 P1

Today the Uganda Police Force in Nakasongola district has followed the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) convoy for the presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye. He we’re not allowed to watch the situations of the schools or other public buildings. They we’re shut down by Police. The Highway Police force we’re following the FDC Convoy. DPC Charles Nsamba have been busy ordering his troops around and following the FDC men and their campaign trail, as they are seemingly committed to attend and follow the public rallies they have.

Nakasongala FDC Convoy 3.1.2015 P2

He was visiting water-wells to check the water quality and the police didn’t stop him. Where he we’re proving the point that water the people of Nakasongala is drinking, are the same as the ones that animals drinking. And it doesn’t look to clean or sanitized. This was a stop near Migyera town in the district.

Nakasongala FDC Convoy 3.1.2015 P3

In Migerya town the NRM People couldn’t help themselves, they tried to get the boda-boda drivers to shun the rallies and public event of the FDC convoy. They we’re getting paid if they didn’t ride around and gotten people to the event. Also a free yellow t-shirt by the NRM organizer; when the money didn’t come from the NRM organizer! They pleaded with FDC leaders to get paid… while tucking away the yellow t-shirts. Because they needed money for fuel, but the plea didn’t leave to anything and they left the plot in Migerya town. So they we’re trying to be doubled paid that day and still do ordinary work.

Nakasongala FDC Convoy 3.1.2015 P4 Water Well

He also visited the Kitalaganya landing site where it’s visible that the state of the water is not good and far from clean.

Kitalaganya 3.1.2015 KB P1

Kitalaganya 3.1.2015 KB P2

Reports from this district earlier last year in 7th October 2015:

“Nakasongola district is struggling to attract and retain teachers as the staff turnover persists leaving the education sector in turmoil. Records from Nakasongola District Education Department show that there are only 133 out of the 285 required secondary school teachers in the district” (Radio Buddu 98,8 and 95,5).

Nakasongola 2015 Oil - Waste 3.2.2016

And a report that is to interesting not address while we’re in Nakasongola district:

That this trucks that drives from Hoima through Nakasongola where a helicopter comes and picks it up! This a business done by President to sell oil-blocks shaded in transports saying – “hazardous waste” and amidst broad day light. A truck like this have 20 blocks of oil or more. The company who earns on the business is Great Lakes Company (From a great source).

We can see that this is an interesting district. All the projects that I have looked through in the Nakasongola have been subsidized from foreign donors. So if the Government of Uganda have done anything in the area, they have been funded by donor money and not by own tax-base. That is something to think about, especially with the water-crisis and steady issues with drought in Nakasongola. Time for the Nakasongola District to get enough teachers’ so there people can learn from the past and make a better future. Peace.

Go-Forward met blocked venues and agressive Police in Apac today

Divine FM Apac 30.11.15 Go Forward Amama Mbabazi

Go-Forward we’re going to have campaign rally in Apac an on Boma Ground in the town. That wasn’t the case today because the governmental forces and NRM Police force decided they we’re not fit to do so.

There is a rift between Mzee and Amama Mbabazi, and the fear that the NRM militia called the UPF is spreading in this election comes to fruition in Apac again today. They have had issues in Northern Uganda where the Police forces have been violent and aggressive.

Barlonyo Memorial Ground 30.12.15

He and his Go-Forward convoy had plans to visit certain places on the way to Apac today. They we’re not allowed by the police. Amama Mbabazi was first locked out of the mass graves in Barlonyo. Later he and his convoy we’re supposed to visit the destroyed Aswa bridge, but we’re not allowed to go there either. As expected the local referral Hospital in Apac was also shut down by the local police in Apac! That must been from orders up high.

Police Aswa Bridge 30.12.15

Later in the day the Go-Forward Presidential Candidate went to Boma Ground in Apac, where the Police blocked the stadium for the candidate. The Police dispersed the public before the rally. Then the Go-Forward convoy had their rally instead at Divine FM (Radio) in Apac.

Then again the Police attacks and looks like fools in the Northern Uganda. The District Police Commander Alfonse Ojangole has gotten orders to do this in his area. His leadership is direct orders and eats what IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura says, as he follows orders from up high from Mzee. That is what this is, chain-of-command!

Police Apac 30.12.15 Go Forward Rally

So now Amama Mbabazi, his supporters and his convoy get to feel the wrath of Mzee, as Dr. Kizza Besigye has done in the past. I am surely Amama Mbabazi have more respect for the hardships the People’s President been through, only after this short time period. But the police is still trifling and unjust, they don’t do this to Mzee, but he is the ones that give the orders and pay the Police Force. Peace.

UPF Apac 30.12.15 Go-Forward

P.S: Thank you! the Government of the Netherlands to support the Apac police! So they can abolish democratic movement in Uganda and opposition presidential candidates. You be proud of your aid donation to the “democratic” NRM-Regime! Be proud! And thanks for your support!

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