04 ianuarie 2022

Detained Ugandan satirical novelist displays signs of torture on brief home visit


Nearly a week after his arrest, Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, a prominent Ugandan satirical novelist and critic of President Yoweri Museveni made a surprise visit home under guard. Security forces wanted to search the dissident writer’s house, but his wife didn’t have to search for visible signs of torture as her husband turned victim, once again, of Uganda’s brutal crackdown on dissent.The New Year was off to a harrowing start for Eva Basiima, wife of award-winning Ugandan author Kakwenza [...]