Thomas Kwoyelo

Uganda: Kwoyelo, 13 years in custody without trial 

Uganda holds the lamentable world record for the longest pre-trial detention in an international crimes trial. Thomas Kwoyelo, a former colonel in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, has been in jail for thirteen years. His trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity finally seemed to get going in March with two weeks of hearings […]
By Grace Matsiko, our correspondent in Kampala
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