Besigye and the crowds: Is it the unfinished revolution?
Tuesday August 18 2015
Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party leader Kizza Besigye enjoys a moment with his supporters.
Crowd puller. Name any place and invite Besigye there; from Kampala to Gulu, Masaka to Agago, Arua to Mbarara... the story of his crowds is largely unchanged. Trumped up treason and rape charges, and harassment by the security forces have catapulted Besigye to a political celebrity, an Opposition darling