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Background: Uganda achieved independence from the United Kingdom on March 1, 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi Amin (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton Obote (1980-85) claimed another 100,000 lives. During the 1990s the government has promulgated non-party presidential and legislative elections.



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