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Climate of fear permeates Uganda presidential election

The fear of violence and retribution weighs heavily on Ugandans as they head to polls on February 18, 2016 to elect the country’s next president, particularly Ugandan youth. After the suicide bombing in the capital of Kampala in 2010 and the violence that erupted after the 2011 elections, rallies and polling stations now face intense security. However, for some young people in the country, not voting doesn’t mean, they aren’t actively trying to make change.

Climate of fear permeates Uganda presidential election

The fear of violence and retribution weighs heavily on Ugandans as they head to polls on February 18, 2016 to elect the country’s next president, particularly Ugandan youth. After the suicide bombing in the capital of Kampala in 2010 and the violence that erupted after the 2011 elections, rallies and polling stations now face intense security. However, for some young people in the country, not voting doesn’t mean, they aren’t actively trying to make change.

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