Amon Bazira

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Amon Bazira (1944–1993) was a Pan-Africanist leader and organiser who created an extensive intelligence network that was a clandestine component of the struggle to end the regime of Ugandan military dictator and president, Idi Amin. After helping to remove Idi Amin, Bazira served as Deputy Director of intelligence, and then as Director of Intelligence in Uganda in 1979. He produced a government report predicting that there would be a massive genocide in Rwanda that would lead to the collapse of order in Central and Eastern Africa, and proposed granting citizenship to Rwandan refugees and other displaced Africans in Uganda, as a means of preventing genocidal warfare. In August 1993, Amon Bazira was assassinated in between Nairobi and Nakuru in Kenya.[1]

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  1. ^ "Uganda Rebel Chief Murdered in Kenya". Los Angeles Times. Nairobi, Kenya. Reuters. 21 August 1993. 

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