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Ugandan Government Withdraws Charges Against Bobi Wine

Ugandan MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, who has been facing charges of illegal arms possession is a step closer to freedom once again.

The Ugandan government on Thursday withdrew the charges it had filed at General Court Martial in Gulu.


After reports of him being beaten and mistreated in detention emerged, there has been an unrelenting call for his release at home where security forces clash with protesters on a daily basis.

The hashtag #FreeBobiWine has also gone viral on social media; people in the arts industry, politicians, human rights groups and a number of western governments have all joined the call for his release.

Howafrica will have updates throughout the day on this developing story.


Written by How Africa

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