A group of suspected rebels of the Peoples Redemption Army (PRA), have threatened to commit suicide over their continued detention in prison without trial.
The suspects have written a formal complaint to the Uganda Human Rights Commission, lamenting that they have lost hope for Justice.
The suspects, who are jointly charged with Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party leader, Kiiza Besigye, are accused of treason. It is alleged that they attempted to overthrow the Government of Uganda by use of arms.
In October last year, the suspects were jointly charged with terrorism and treason together with Besigye whom the State links to the PRA leadership.
The suspects were granted bail by the High Court, but re-detained after the army threatened to re-arrest them.
The suspects then petitioned the Constitutional Court protesting the trial by the Army court martial after the high court ruled that the Court Martial had no jurisdiction to try the suspects.
Besigye says the suspects are desperate and contemplating to commit suicide.
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Last week the Court Martial, Chaired by Lieutenant General Ivan Koreta, slapped fresh charges on the PRA suspects accusing them of illegal possession of firearms.
Meanwhile, the FDC President demands an explanation on the whereabouts of 14 PRA suspects who were arrested in Ituri Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and detained at Makindye Military barracks.
Besigye says FDC plans to petition the individual Commonwealth Heads of Government over the alleged abuse of human rights by the Uganda Government. Besigye says his party wants CHOGM to hold a special session, which will review Uganda's human rights situation.
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