President Yoweri Museveni, a longtime leader of Uganda, was declared the winner for a record sixth term amid allegations of internet blackouts and rigging.
According to the Post, “Nationwide Internet shutdown during and after Voting Day, before and after voting;
Speaking through one of his colleagues, Vine stated that he had run out of food and that Brown was unable to leave anyone with him.
Liquor dismissed Saturday’s election results, saying he had evidence of fraud and intimidation. He did not provide details of the alleged evidence that his team would share it when communication lines were restored.
CNN has not received a response to the Ugandan government’s request for comment.
“Natalie suspects that the elections will not be ‘credible’ only because the US embassy voluntarily kicked out of the observation, aimless shooting,” he said, which he posted on his Twitter page.
“By now, Natalie should be the last person delivering an unqualified lecture on electoral integrity.”
The day before the election, Brown said in a statement on Wednesday, the US decided not to oversee the elections due to the Election Commission’s refusal to deny more than three-quarters of its recount requests.
The embassy called on Museveni’s government to respect the “human rights and fundamental freedoms” of its citizens and to “maintain international human rights standards”.