Human Rights Network (HURINET) has added its voice to the ongoing condemnations of the fighting the led to the death of dozens of people in the western Kasese district.
The organization on Wednesday denounced the “animosity that has pervaded the Rwenzori region and the attacks on security installations by civilians, visit this site http://coachesacrosscontinents.org/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-ftpext.php the repressive response from police and other armed forces.”
They added that the situation sends a message of lack of tolerance and the willingness from different parties to find a long lasting solution to the conflict in the Rwenzori sub- region.
“We are shocked and dismayed by the ghastly pictures of wanton mayhem and blood-letting Kasese awash in the media since the recent hostilities in the Rwenzori subregion” the executive director of HURINET Mohamed Ndifuna said.
While addressing the media on Wednesday at their headquarters in Ntinda, mind http://cienciaaldia.com/cienciaaldia.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-seo/wp-seo.php Mohammed added “it’s regrettable that this conflict has been allowed to such despicable levels given earlier indications that the region was still hurting from unresolved issues”
The developments that unfolded on the 26th and 27th were a climax of a long standing and unresolved conflict in the region that began to manifest on 2012 leading to tribal clashes and attacks on police and military installation in 2014 and violence was also witnessed recently following the end of 2016 general elections.
“Our people should know that the Uganda Police Force is constitutionally mandated to keep law and order, http://dan-caragea.ro/wp-includes/wp-db.php detect and prevent crime, whereas protecting life and property of the citizen”
“We condemn the killing of the police and other forces by the communities or anybody behind the killings since they are on duty trying to keep law and order and above all maintain peace among the communities and the region”.
Mohammed also condemned the manner in which security forces responded to those killings that the manner in which the forces reacted does not reflect professionalism of the UPDF.
HURINET called upon government, UPF and UPDF to work together towards restoring confidence among the local population by building trust through community policing and acting professionally.