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Flashpoints: Will Uganda Be The Next Egypt Or Tunisia?

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04.28.2011 – Pacifica’s KPFA Flashpoints Radio, 99.5FM-Berkeley, heard in the San Francisco Bay Area and much of Northern California, and streaming on the Web, played Pacifica WBAI AfrobeatRadio’s news feature on the Ugandan uprising over food and fuel prices, and asked, “Will Uganda be the next Egypt or Tunisia?” Notes on the geopolitical context, and the latest, most violent arrest of opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye with Flashpoints host Dennis Bernstein.

Here also is NTV-Uganda’s video of the brutal arrest of Dr. Besigye discussed in the show:

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NTV-Uganda also reports, since Besigye’s arrest, that the Ugandan Army has been brought in:

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