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The Vance Center Hosts Dr. Kizza Besigye                                                                                         

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Dr. Kizza Besigye speaking at The New York City Bar Association 
Photo Credit: Karina Benzaquen 

 

On September 1st, the Vance Center was pleased to host Dr. Kizza Besigye, a leading Ugandan opposition leader, human rights activist, and trained medical doctor, who gave a talk entitled “Fighting for Justice, the Rule of Law, and Democracy in Africa: Lessons from Uganda.” The African Affairs Committee co-sponsored this event during which Dr. Besigye spoke about his campaign to ensure that Ugandans “regain [their] citizenship.” Dr. Besigye’s talk is available here.

If you would like to see more pictures of this event (and other Vance Center events) please visit our Flickr page here.