“The Gulu resident district commissioner, Col. Walter Ochora, has given the army and the Police one week to disarm civilians with firearms,” allafrica.com reports. And so the gun control-related violence that has racked Uganda continues unabated and [largely] unreported. Beatings, torture and murder; the usual. Habeas corpus? Uh, no. “The newly-posted UPDF 4th Division spokesman, Capt. Peter Mugisa, said those found with unregistered arms would face the military court martial. ‘We are in the process of disarming all civilians who are still holding guns and other military attire because some guns are being used to disturb the peace of other Ugandans . . . We are not going to tolerate civilians who use arms for violence.'” [Click here for Col. Ochora’s Facebook page.]

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