Uganda’s longtime chief President Yoweri Museveni was declared winner for a file sixth time period, amid an web blackout and allegations of rigging.
“Uganda’s election campaigns were marred by the harassment of opposition candidates, campaign staff, and supporters; suppression of the media and civil society organization activities; and a nationwide internet shutdown before, during, and after voting day,” the put up stated.
Speaking by means of one among his associates, Wine stated he had run out of meals and that Brown was unable to go away any with him.
Uganda’s authorities spokesman, Ofwono Opondo, wrote in an opinion piece that Brown should not “cry for Ugandans,” and accused the US of meddling.
“For Natalie to cast doubt that elections wouldn’t be ‘credible’ merely because the US embassy had voluntarily pulled out of observation, is aimless shooting,” he stated within the piece, which he posted on his Twitter web page.
“As of now, Natalie should be the last person giving unqualified lectures on election integrity.”
The US determined to not observe the elections because of the electoral fee’s determination to disclaim greater than three-quarters of its accreditation requests, stated Brown in a press release on Wednesday, a day forward of the elections.
The embassy known as on the Museveni’s authorities to respect its residents’ “human rights and fundamental freedoms” and to “uphold international human rights standards.”