Ugandan anti-riot police officers use coloured water to disperse opposition supporters in Kireka area, on the outskirts of the capital Kampala, August 17, 2011. Ugandan police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse opposition supporters who had gathered in a Kampala suburb on Wednesday.
The tactic of spraying paint at protesters fairly common in Uganda and elsewhere in the continent.
It was used during the Apartheid era in South Africa, most famously in the 1989 Purple Rain Protest in Cape Town.
Spraying protesters a distinctive colour is carried out by such regimes because difficult for people to escape the police’s clutches while out of the demonstration zone.
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