Uganda’s capital, Kampala, erupted into racial violence yesterday, with three people killed during a protest against government plans to allow Ugandan-Asian industrialists to grow sugar cane on protected forest land. In scenes described as reminiscent of 1972, when Idi Amin led a hate campaign against south Asian merchants, demonstrators attacked businesses and a Hindu temple, where police had to rescue more than 100 people seeking sanctuary.

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