JUSTIN US sanctions Chief Justice owinyi Dollo and EC chairman Byabakama

Uganda’s chief justice Owinyi dollo and the chairman electrol comission Simon Byabakam has been sactioned by US govergovern.

This has come after us government issued a statement on ugandas officials that participated in the unfair elections that took place in january 2021.

“The Government of Uganda’s actions during the recent electoral process undermined democracy and respect for human rights. Today I am announcing visa restrictions on those believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining the democratic process in Uganda, including during the country’s January 14 general elections and the campaign period that preceded it.”- us secretary of state antony J. Blinken

Sanctions include freezing their assets — as well as banning them and their immediate family, If they or their family are physically in US, for whatever reason, they will be deported with immediate effect.

Businesses owned by U.S. Citizens won’t be allowed to transact with them or their immediate family — technically meaning they don’t have to even step foot in the US for the sanctions to bite

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