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Idi Amin

Amin's son is jailed over death attack

THE son of the tyrant Idi Amin appeared earlier this year at the Old Bailey in London, accused of a brutal murder, a judge revealed yesterday.

The Last King of Scotland spins in his grave as film proves a huge hit in Uganda

IDI AMIN'S ghost lurked a little more tangibly in Kampala at the weekend as The Last King of Scotland premiered in the Ugandan capital.

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Angry son defends 'good dad' Amin

THE former African dictator Idi Amin is seriously misrepresented in the film Last King of Scotland, his son claimed yesterday.

We've done Idi Amin, now for the Highland Clearances and the Romans

TWO of the top talents in Scottish film spelled out their ambitions for new projects on their home turf yesterday at the gala screening of The Last King of Scotland.

New insight into Amin's passion for Scotland

STARTLING revelations about the 1970s Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's obsession with Scotland will be made this week.

Scot to base film on Amin

A FILM about the life of the brutal African dictator Idi Amin is to be made by Oscar-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald, who was responsible for the documentary Touching the Void.

Amin snubbed

YOWERI Museveni, the Ugandan president, has vetoed the idea of a state funeral for his country’s former dictator, Idi Amin.

Amin's grieving brother defends 'a gifted, hard-working' man

THE sole surviving brother of Uganda’s infamous dictator yesterday claimed the image of Idi Amin as a tyrant was concocted by his enemies.

Idi Amin

Idi Amin, former Ugandan president

Ugandan exile sees no benefit in celebrating death of tormentor

AMAN Din could be forgiven for rejoicing in the death of a man whose cruel and bizarre behaviour destroyed his family’s life in Africa.

Laying bare the horrors of a tyrant's regime

Veteran Reuters journalist Nick Moore was chief correspondent in East Africa when he was sent to Kampala to cover Idi Amin and was thrown into jail. This is his personal account of the horrors of the former Ugandan leader’s rule.

Death of a despot, buffoon and killer

HE WAS one of the most brutal dictators the world has ever known, responsible for the deaths of up to half a million people.

Brutal dictator Idi Amin dies in Saudi hospital

IDI Amin, the brutal former dictator of Uganda, died today in a Saudi hospital.

Amin still alive

DOCTORS said Idi Amin, blamed for the murders of tens of thousands of Ugandans during his bloody dictatorship in the 1970s, was still alive in a Saudi hospital yesterday.

Amin comes out of coma

FORMER dictator Idi Amin, who was accused of ordering the murder of tens of thousands of Ugandans in the 1970s, is out of a coma but still in serious condition, doctors said today.

Uganda would prosecute Amin if it could

AS UGANDA’S brutal former dictator Idi Amin lay in a coma in a Saudi hospital yesterday, the current president of his homeland said he would be prosecuted if he survived and tried to return from exile.

Amin asks to be buried back in Uganda

IDI Amin, the former Ugandan leader whose regime was one of the most brutal in African history, has fallen into a coma in his exile home of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

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