Why? ... we asked.
Kizza Besigye, one of seven presidential candidates, had been detained for a brief period by police. The police communicated that Mr. Besigye was not under arrest, but had been held because he had disobeyed orders not to disrupt city traffic.
|Dr. Besigye is in the white shirt|
With just three days remaining before votes are casts on Election Day, February 18, the violence has begun. Though it is not a good sign, those of us in Uganda are still hoping for the best and assuring one another that the election and its consequences will be carried out without civil war.
The events of Monday in the center of Kampala seemed to have no memory of that act of solidarity.
|Evidence of tear gas being used|
God have mercy.