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Uganda: controversy over the appointment of an alleged torturer as police chief

Major General Abel Kandiho

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Major General Abel Kandiho, blacklisted by the United States for alleged human rights abuses, as police chief. The former head of intelligence, has been accused of abuses including electrocution and sexual assault. The US said he was sometimes personally involved in interrogations of detained …

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