Uganda: Students Protest Against Public Order Bill

| September 6, 2013

[RNW Africa]Kampala -Uganda’s Public Order Management Bill (POMB) specifies that police approval must be issued for any “public meeting”. This, in turn, is defined as a “gathering, assembly, concourse, procession or demonstration of three or more persons in or on any public road… or other public place”. If interpreted to the letter, such meetings would include even casual conversations about politics that take place among everyday people.

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