Ugandan medical anthropologist arrested for criticizing government


This 14 March 2017 video from Uganda is called [medical anthropologist] Stella Nyanzi Talks About Her Pads Campaign Live on Morning Breeze.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Academic held for Museveni insults

UGANDA: Academic Stella Nyanzi has been arrested for insulting the president and his wife on Facebook, police said yesterday.

Spokesman Asan Kasingye said Ms Nyanzi would be charged with cyber harassment and offensive communications for her posts attacking President Yoweri Museveni, whom she accused of “31 years of increasingly despotic family rule.”

She attacked his wife, the education minister, for claiming that the state could not afford to provide tampons for schoolgirls.

The Ugandan government had reneged on a campaign pledge to supply free sanitary pads to schoolgirls struggling to afford hygiene products: here.

Ugandan president declares his love for Donald Trump in spite of ‘s***hole countries‘ remarks: here.

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