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Uganda charges opposition figure over rallies

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's leading opposition figure, Kizza Besigye, will appear in court on Wednesday after he was arrested on suspicion he intended to stage illegal rallies.Full story

Uganda police arrest opposition figure to prevent rallies

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Police arrested Uganda's leading opposition figure on Monday saying he was about to stage illegal rallies, in what will be seen as the latest crackdown on dissent in the oil-rich African country. Full story

Uganda's leading opposition figure released, protests planned

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Police have freed Uganda's leading opposition figure without charge one day after alleging he threatened national stability, his party said on Wednesday, as his supporters prepared for protests over high prices. Full story

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Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye sits in a police cell in capital Kampala

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye sits in a police cell in Uganda's capital Kampala January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Courtesy FDC/Handout