Besigye trials, tribulations in 2001 and 2006 elections

The 2001 election had left a bitter taste in the mouths of Dr Kizza Besigye and his supporters. Some of his supporters, in fact, appeared to believe that should their candidate dispute the results of the election, armed action akin to what President Museveni took after the 1980 election, would follow

Saturday February 6 2016

Dr Kizza Besigye waves to his supporters as he

Dr Kizza Besigye waves to his supporters as he leaves the High Court after his bail was granted but was immediately taken to the General Court Martial for another trial in 2005. File photo. 

By Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi