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Uganda pop star-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine to face court

His arrest last week sparked violent demonstrations and battles with police and since then, his supporters say he has been tortured in custody.

A Ugandan pop star who has become an opposition party leader is preparing to appear before a military court on Thursday.

Bobi Wine’s arrest last week sparked violent demonstrations and battles with police.

Since then, his supporters say he has been tortured in custody.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Uganda’s capital Kampala.