Court bans Besigye’s defiance campaign, FDC prayers

Court bans Besigye’s defiance campaign, FDC prayers

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Court bans Besigye’s defiance campaign, FDC prayers
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Justice Steven Kavuma
The deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma has stopped Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Dr Kizza Besigye from carrying out their planned peaceful demonstrations on May 5 2016.
The demonstration was to show dissatisfaction with the outcome of the February 18 presidential election and a demand for an independent audit of the election results.
The orders by Kavuma followed an exparte (one-sided) argument of an application for interim orders by the deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana.
In his application, Rukutana said the act of carrying out the defiance campaign by Besigye and FDC with the aim of obtaining control of government of Uganda is inconsistent with articles 1(1), 1(3), 1(4), 2(1) and 3(1) of the constitution.
The orders issued last evening by Kavuma include no further holding of the Tuesday prayers by the largest opposition party. The country-wide prayers at the party offices h...

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2016-05-04 03:45:28

So, in Kenya we have pastors calling for a ban on atheism ( How does that even make sense?) http://ntv.nation.co.ke/news/national/-/2725528/3186644/-/klbmcmz/-/index.html … 1/2

2016-05-04 03:53:47

's reflection on Uganda http://www.monitor.co.ug/OpEd/OpEdColumnists/CharlesOnyangoObbo/Country-changed-Ugandans-fight-over-prayers-/-/878504/3187708/-/gaunb4z/-/index.html … might as well be on Kenya. (Keep in mind also brouhaha over Afraha Stadium 'prayers')

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