What’s behind the crackdown on Uganda’s opposition? | Inside Story

Uganda’s election campaign is off to a violent start.
At least 37 people have died in protests triggered by the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine.
Wine says he was tortured in detention.
The government is blaming Wine’s supporters for the unrest.
So just how much of a threat is he to President Yoweri Museveni in next January’s vote?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Kizza Besigye – Four-time presidential candidate and patron of the opposition party FDC

Andrew Mwenda – Founder, The Independent magazine

Marion Kirabo – Politician and Social Movement Campaigner

Oryem Nyeko – Africa Researcher, Human Rights Watch

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