Ugandan Legislator Says He Was Tortured by Security Officers During Lockdown

May 21, 2020 06:30 AM
This program will begin at
This program has ended.

Uganda's security officers stand accused of using excessive force and targeting political opponents while carrying out lockdown measures during the coronavirus pandemic.  On April 19, police stormed the home of Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake and arrested him for allegedly disobeying presidential directives against distributing food aid.  He was released a week later but with scars all over his body and left partially blind.  Halima Athumani reports from Kampala.

Camera: Francis Mukasa