Uganda's Museveni regrets halting death penalty

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in a past photo. He wants to resume death sentences. PHOTO | FILE MORGAN MBABAZI

What you need to know:

  • Yoweri Museveni last signed a death warrant in 1999 to execute 28 convicts, while execution under military law was last carried out in 2002.
  • He wants Uganda to resume death sentences.
  • Amnesty International warned that this could destroy more than a decade of work on abolishing the death penalty.



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