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  • soldiers and police may have now left the home of Ugandan opposition leader Bobby Wine, but helicopters still hover overhead.

  • Themed, the singer and politician says it still feels like the authorities are trying to restrict him.

  • I was born free and I'm free only that I'm everywhere in chains as you saw while the court ordered the police to vacate our premises.

  • You still have police and military helicopters over over us that does not stop us.

  • We are not going to let them toe identify us as unfree.

  • We are free on anything that is trying to take away.

  • Our freedom will be resisted.

  • Security forces were surrounding winds home after he returned from voting in the January 14th election on only left following international pressure on the court order free themselves.

  • Wine alleges that soldiers touched his wife's breasts, his gardener was assaulted, food ran out and there was no milk for a 18 month old niece trapped with them.

  • The army denied his wife was assaulted, but has not responded to the allegation about the gardener.

  • The police said food was delivered to the compound every day.

  • It has been an experience of isolation, off torture off humiliation, having our compound turned into a military garrison.

  • Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has long been a Western ally, receiving copious aid and sending troops to fight Islamist militants.

  • But foreign governments are increasingly frustrated over his crackdowns on foes on reluctance to cede power.

  • He was declared the winner of January's election with 59% of the vote.

  • Wine, who the electoral commission said received 35%, has alleged fraud

  • with the vote behind him on fraud protests failing to gain significant traction, 76 year old 70 appears to be calculating that he can mollify pressure from Western allies to free his rival without significant risk to his power base.

soldiers and police may have now left the home of Ugandan opposition leader Bobby Wine, but helicopters still hover overhead.

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Bobi Wine says security forces are 'trying to take away our freedom'

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/26
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