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Kalangala Action Plan (Uganda)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 199
Country: Uganda
Date formed: Jan. 1, 2001
Details of Formation:
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination:
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): person/minister
Training and Equipment yes
Shared Information and Joint Operations no information
Shared personnel no information
Types of Material Support: no information
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: village/rural; adolescents; children; party activists
Force Strength: [150, 800]
Target(s): criminals; unarmed political opposition, government critics
Purpose(s): intimidation of civilians
Other Information: The group were originally used in 2001 and then again in 2006 at the Presidential elections. they were also reported present at a by-election in 2007 (although no violence was reported) They are government trained and reports claim they wear green uniforms. They travel the country in a yellow bus. Membership extended to MPs in 2005 with up to 9 signed up as members.