Uganda: Delays leave human rights lawyer in prison without bail

Ugandan officials today extended the pre-trial detention of human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo by scheduling his case in the courtroom of a judge without authority to grant him bail. From the African Human Rights Media Network Opiyo was arrested Dec. 22 on charges of money laundering and was remanded to prison over the Christmas weekend. … Continue reading Uganda: Delays leave human rights lawyer in prison without bail More