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Collapse of the Opposition Inter-Party Coalition in Uganda

“It’s not so much what you agree upon, what you write on paper, but something intangible that in the end determines the success of political cooperation,” stated the leader of the Uganda People’s Congress Dr. Olara Otunnu. Hoping to put an end to the dominant-party system of Uganda – where President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement had ruled since 1986 – in 2008, four parties of the opposition gathered under the banner of the Inter-Party Cooperation (IPC). Their intenti...


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Cover photo Uganda, Kampala: Ugandan opposition politician Olara Otunnu [C] stands with his supporters following an attack with water canonn by Ugandan police after he refused to stop his protest march through central Kampala on May 10, 2011. Ugandan police on Tuesday arrested opposition leader Nobert Mao who attempted to hold a meeting at a public square in the capital Kampala. Mao, who had been briefly detained last week, was dragged into a van by a handful of plain clothed police officers after a standoff with security forces at Kampala's Constitutional Square as opposition leader, Olara Otunnu, retreated after water cannon and tear gas were fired at them to disperse around 20 opposition members. AFP / Marc HOFER.

  • Éditeur : Graduate Institute Publications
  • Collection : eCahiers de l’Institut | 20
  • Lieu d’édition : Genève
  • Année d’édition : 2013
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 25 juin 2013
  • ISBN : 9782940503292
  • ISBN électronique : 9782940503308
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.iheid.703

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