The length of the boycott – now into its eighth week –has set a precedent. As the clock ticks, the speaker of parliament is threatening to expel opposition legislators. But legal and political experts dismiss her threats as illogical and mindless.
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National Unity Platform (NUP) led by Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, which emerged from the January 2021 general election as the largest opposition party in parliament, celebrates every November as a black November.
It’s a month in which they remember more than 50 people killed and hundreds arrested during sporadic protests triggered by the arrest of Bobi Wine on a campaign trail.
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