Sunday, April 17 2011
The opposition leader Col. Kizza Besigye walked safely from his Kasangati home to Gayaza church without being intercepted on Palm Sunday. He was joined by his supporters who kept on increasing in number.
This was the first successful walk after the Monday and Thursday walk to work protests turned bloody. In the Monday walk, he sat by the roadside for two hours and in the Thursday walk, he went to a road trench to avoid being arrested though as the Military Police came in to back up the police force, he sustained an injury on one of his fingers.
The police was on standby though they did not do anything to Dr.Kizza Besigye who kept on waiving a bible that he was holding to some of his supporters. In the church, they prayed for him to heal fast from his hand injuries.
At the end of the church service, he went ahead and briefed a gathering outside the church and promised to walk again on Monday morning taking the same route like he has been doing in the last failed two attempts.
The President was addressing some journalists in Rwakitura and was very clear walking to work in Kampala was not going to take place and here is the opposition leader who already has one of his arms bandaged insisting that the walking is on.
This simply means, the running battles will still be on and probably worse than what has already been experienced because the President broke the silence and came out clear on the demonstrations which he clearly said were just not acceptable.
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