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Environmental Activist ‘Detained’ in Uganda, NGOs Say

A map showing the EACOP project from Hoima in the west of Uganda to Tanzania’s city of Tanga on the Indian Ocean coast.

An environmental activist in Uganda opposed to a huge oil drilling project headed by French giant TotalEnergies has been detained by soldiers, two NGOs said Friday.

Stephen Kwikiriza has not been heard from for three days, according to the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH).

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