Uganda suspends 54 NGOs including prominent rights group

Nicholas Opiyo

Chapter Four executive director Nicholas Opiyo (centre) speaks to security operatives. The Ugandan government has suspended 54 NGOs including his.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

The Ugandan government announced on Friday it had halted the activities of 54 non-governmental organisations, a major escalation of its efforts to tighten control over civil society.

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