Uganda: Declassified


Amin era

Uganda, 1971-2 (Mark Curtis files from the National Archives)

Foreign Office, British support for Idi Amin, 1971



Idi Amin era

Mark Curtis, The rise of Idi Amin in Uganda, 1971-72 (Extract from Unpeople, 2004)

‘Bullish Brits and the role of Big Business in the rise of Idi Amin’ (Daily Monitor, 4 September 2012)

‘Declassified British document claims Shin Bet staged Entebbe hijacking’ (Jerusalem Post, 2 June 2007)

‘Documents on Idi Amin’s 1971 coup released’ (Afrol, 7 April 2002)

‘Uganda: 30-Year Secrets of Israel, UK’s Role in Amin Coup Revealed’ (AllAfrica, 31 March 2002)

‘The Making of Idi Amin’ (New African, February 2001)


‘Thatcher backed Ugandan crackdown’ (Phil Miller, Corporate Watch, 29 May 2014)







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