“The DRC has been illegally and without due trial or process holding Ugandan activist Samuel William Mugumya and more than 35 other Ugandans for more than 6 years contrary to the fundamental and human rights principles for the establishment of the EAC as envisaged under the Treaty,” says the lawyer.
The occupants of the boat allegedly sneaked out of the country and crossed to Mukambu in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the burial of their relative, who died on Saturday. The boat capsized during their return journey.
The suspected smugglers have been identified as Robert Turyatemba 37, a resident of Kikaijo zone Bunamwaya Kampala, Kule Sami 32, a resident of Mengo Rubaga division Kampala and Richard Kamulegeya 50, a resident of Rubaga division.
The clashes between the lendu and Bagegere tribes erupted at the beginning of last week in the areas of Joo, Muvaramu, Mkpi, Thuruges, Tara and Roo in Bunia district.
By Tuesday, 350 refugees had arrived and registered at Sebigoro reception centre.
Warom Odaga and Enock Chombe were handed over to Congolese security by Ugandan security officials led by Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner-RDC Richard Tabaro at Kaiso landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka Sub County in Hoima district on Sunday.
The activities include coordinating the preparedness activities, strengthening surveillance, capacity building in contact tracing, laboratory diagnostics, Infection Prevention, and Control, clinical management of patients including psycho-social care.