Court Sets Hearing Date for ‘No, Nedda’ Protesters
The court at Makindye has set October 13, as the hearing date for the case against eight political activists who were arrested for their involvement in a campaign unveiled by the opposition in June.
The campaign dubbed, ‘No, Nedda,’ was aimed at showing dissatisfaction over how the government has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.
The campaign called upon hungry Ugandans held home as restrictions on their businesses persisted to drum whatever items they can every day at 1 pm to show their anger.
But a number of those who responded, championed by former FDC President Dr. Kizza Besigye and Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi were arrested.
The group says their participation in the campaign was intended to demand that the government fulfils its commitment to give food to Ugandans affected by the lockdown.