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FDC Introduces Blue Friday Campaign

The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has warned the media fraternity about using their freedom in ways that are not tolerable.

The warning followed a complaint raised by Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana who cited 2 cases in which he said he felt the media were not acting objectively.

“The media recently indicated that the petitioner (Mbabazi) had won round one of the petition which was wrong, dosage http://claude-nicaud.com/new/wp-includes/class-wp-image-editor.php “Rukutana told court.

He added that Sunday’s Daily Monitor carried an article authored by retired judge Prof. George Kanyeihamba and titled ‘Ghosts of previous elections may haunt Supreme Court’ which he said was biased.
“The retired Supreme Court judge’s article was speculative and intended to arouse anxiety, pilule http://cizgisactasarim.com/wp-includes/nav-menu.php ” Rukutana argued.

He asked court to do something to what he termed as a constant pattern suggestive that the court had not handled well the presidential election petition.

In response, http://dentistryatthepark.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/akismet.php the Chief Justice warned journalists against breaching their code of conduct, noting that they were doing an injustice to the public.

“We allowed live coverage so that the truth comes out but if you continue to spin, we will ask the media council to come in,” Katureebe warned.

“You should not write in a way as if trying to intimidate us because you will not succeed.”
Days after opposition Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) announced a boycott on supporters of the ruling government as well as artists, treatment http://codapostproduction.com/wp/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-widgets.php a new campaign has been rolled out.

In the old campaign dubbed “Free my Vote, viagra dosage http://dejanmilutinovic.com/wp-content/plugins/unyson/framework/extensions/shortcodes/shortcodes/call-to-action/options.php ” supporters were to stay at home every Thursday, http://davelane.com.au/wp-admin/includes/theme.php in protest of the incarceration of the party candidate Col Dr Kizza Besigye.

Youthful supporters of the party this morning unveiled a new campaign they called the “Blue Friday Campaign” in which supporters who voted for Besigye are called upon to dress in blue every Friday as a way of expressing support to their candidate who is currently under house arrest at his home in Kasangati

Unveiling this campaign at 4GC Headquarters in Kampala, Kahemba Babi the national coordinator of the Blue Friday revealed that all Ugandans have a right to express dissatisfaction on matters affecting them.

In this case he said, they have decided to use Blue to show their dissatisfaction with the February election results where president Museveni was declared winner

“Blue Friday has been agreed upon as one among many other nonviolent campaigns to reclaim the people’s victory and instate Kizza Besigye as the elected President of Uganda,” he said.

Kahemba added that as youths, they were not interested in any more violent campaigns but aimed at peaceful means to bring change in the country.

“We demand for an independent audit assisted by eminent persons and delegated political party officials to audit the Feb/18/2016 Presidential elections,” he noted.

These further called upon the international community to intervene in Uganda’s politics through tasking the ruling government to create a peaceful and democratic environment to all Ugandans especially the opposition leaders.


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