Kizza Besigye

  • Event Start: 15th May 2019, 8:00pm
  • Event Type:

Ugandan Opposition Leader

Besigye is a Ugandan politician, physician, and former military officer.  Having served as the President of the Forum for Democratic Change political party, he ran for presidency four times against Museveni, who has been the President of Uganda since 1986.  Besigye has been persecuted by the government on multiple occasions for his criticism of the Museveni administration, and is currently barred from running in the 2021 elections following his rejection of the official results of the 2016 poll which he declared invalid