Ugandan Blogger's 'Life In Peril' After Arrest In Turkey

Ugandan Blogger's 'Life In Peril' After Arrest In Turkey

Andrew H. Sweet

Fred Lumbuye, a well-known blogger, social media activist, and critic of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, was arrested in Turkey.

Human rights and political activists have raised concerns about the possibility of the Ugandan activist being extradited to Uganda.

So far, information from Ugandans who spoke to D.W. and posted on social media suggested the allegations against Lumbuye all stem from his criticism of President Yoweri Museveni's government.

Ugandan radio and digital journalist Kenneth Lukwago said it comes as no surprise as President Museveni has openly declared anyone criticizing his government "persona non grata."

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