Tortured mayor quietly released as more detainees accuse security

Following public outcry and condemnation over the torture of Kamwenge Mayor Godfrey Byamukama at Nalufenya detention facility, police released him quietly. However, 21 suspects detained in a similar manner are accusing government of various human rights violations.

Haggai Matsiko of The Independent magazine, brings their story to light.

The article was published with funding from ACME’s Enhanced Media Reporting for Transparency and Accountability (EMERTA) programme.

Read or download the story below.

Tortured mayor quietly released as more detainees accuse security by African Centre for Media Excellence

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