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A police Officer manning Forum for Democratic Change’s gate the day Police Besieged the Party Headquarters on 19th February 2016. Photo by Shawn Mubiru

“Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives…The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government; this will shall be expressed in periodic and genuine elections which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures.” Article 21, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948

If consent of the governed is the most fundamental concept of democracy, its most essential right is the right of citizens to choose their leaders in free, fair, and regular elections. Other rights are fundamental to democracy. Indeed, elections alone are insufficient to sustain it.

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Oh UgandaI wish i could play back time and see what it was like to get Uganda from the colonialists. Ooh Uganda

I wish i could play back time and see how the 1966 Lubiri attack was like. Ooh Uganda
I wish i could play back time and see how 1980-1986 war was like where 500,000 lost their lives fighting for a free Uganda Ooh Uganda

I wish i could play back time to see mothers and children wiping away their tears thinking good days were back. Ooh Uganda

I wish i could play back time and see men and women gathered ideas to make a constitution that would help all of walk in the path full of light Ooh My Uganda

I wish i could play back time and see the same men and women signing off this sacred book with laws that were meant to give opportunity to all Ugandans, Ooh Uganda..

I wish i could play back time and see 2005 when we tore those safe guards from the same constitution all for vanity, yeah and pride of men in 5 million Uganda Shillings, Ooh Why us Ugandans?

I wish i could play back time and see 18th February 2016 when the right to choose leaders because fight to select them. How can i forget 20th February 2016 when the whole country went silent mourning its defilement. O0h Why Us Ugandans?