30 May 2016
Ugandans have taken to social media, particularly Twitter, to protest the arrest of a young man, Samson Tumusiime, for wearing a T-shirt with the face of opposition leader, Kizza Besigye’s – under the hashtag #freesamwyri.
Samson Tumusiime was arrested at the weekend after posting pictures of himself on Facebook wearing the T-shirt.
Ismail Muyinda and Asia Nanyanzi who are said to have printed the T-shirt are also under arrest.
Since the arrests, many Ugandans have decried the intolerance of the government.