Kampala - A Ugandan general who sparked a debate on
presidential succession says he's fighting for freedom from oppression by state
institutions and agents whose goal is to keep the country's long-serving
president in power.
In a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday, General
David Sejusa - who is in London - described the Ugandan military as a
"prison" used by the president to prevent ambitious officers from
challenging him. He said he's one of many officers whose wish to retire has
He warned against "abusing the law and institutions
just to keep the current leadership in power".
Sejusa recently wrote a letter to the internal security
service urging an investigation into reports that those opposed to the rise of
Museveni's son risk assassination.
The army accuses him of spreading propaganda.