Tag Archive: transitional justice

Uganda’s Amnesty Act (2000): pragmatism or forgiveness?

“What is unique with the Amnesty Act (2000) is that it was demanded by the victims … who were frustrated with the government’s inability to protect them.” The Amnesty Act (2000) fits in… Continue reading

The ICC and alternative justice in Uganda

“Prosecution or punitive justice is just a drop in the ocean. The ICC will only play a very small part in the justice equation of northern Uganda. One of the key concerns 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

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