Tag Archive: abductions

Reintegrating former-LRA combatants after the Amnesty Act

“The Amnesty [Act]’s major limitation was the reintegration component … As a disarmament tool [the Amnesty Act] was excellent.” How were former LRA-combatants reintegrated back into society after the Amnesty Act (2000)? Mr… Continue reading

The Case of the LRA’s Dominic Ongwen: perpetrator and victim?

“Ongweng, like all the other LRA-abducted children, was abducted at a very tender age … He was a gifted young man who could have been the best doctor, lawyer or engineer if that… Continue reading

The mismanaged war on the LRA and the involvement of the ICC

“Throughout the Juba Peace Talks, there was stiff opposition from the International Criminal Court.” “There are serious questions of state impunity versus non-state actors accountability.” Why has it proven so difficult to defeat… Continue reading

Off the grid or just as strong as in 2012? The present state of the LRA

“To the people who have experienced the brutality of the LRA, this remains a war without an end. […] Their [the LRA’s] activities continue to fluctuate; there are moments when they scale up their… Continue reading

Forgiveness in the aftermath of atrocities: the case of north Uganda

“The majority of the perpetrators did not do that on their own volition. […] We never had the LRA run adverts, there was no recruitment center! The bulk of the forces of the… Continue reading