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Uganda: Young Congress, the Youth Wing of the Uganda People's Congress (UPC) including leaders, function and involvement in organizing a rally in 1995 in Constitution Square

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 8 February 2001
Citation / Document Symbol UGA36092.E
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The only reference to a rally organized by the Young Congress of the Uganda People's Congress (UPC) was found in Human Rights Watch World Report 1999. "Police ... disrupted and halted a July 25 [ 1998] public lecture on the proposed land act at Islamic University in Mbale, sponsored by Uganda People's Congress-aligned Young Congress of Uganda" (YCU) ( 1998, 81).

Additional and/or corroborating information could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Reference

Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch World Report 1999. December 1998. "Uganda." New York: Human Rights Watch.

Additional Sources Consulted

Africa Research Bulletin.

Amnesty International Report 1999.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1999. 2000.

Keesing's Record of World Events.

LEXIS/NEXIS

Resource Centre. Country File. Uganda.

One oral source contacted did not provide information on the requested subject.

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