Lord's Resistance Army

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a quasi-religious rebel group in Uganda that terrorized and raped women and kidnapped children who were forced to serve in the army

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While the perspective of the conflict in northern Uganda as expressed by the residents of Koro Abili is influenced by a betrayal sentiment, the Acholis' current situation in the IDP camps does not appear to be viewed through a betrayal lens.
As with the first research question, a betrayal narrative is active in the Acholi understandings of the conflict in northern Uganda.
In Sum, the Sudanese and United States' governments were a part of the internationalization of the conflict in northern Uganda that failed to bring peace to the region, but instead resulted in the deaths, abductions, and injuries of many women and children.
government's policy on the conflict in northern Uganda was not to negotiate with the LRA (read: terrorists) and instead to pursue a military solution.
The brutal conflict in Northern Uganda is blamed for the displacement of nearly 2 million people -- now reportedly returning to their places of origin - and the death of tens of thousands more in the region.
The conflict in northern Uganda has displaced approximately 1.
UNICEF and its partners are providing rapid, high-impact humanitarian assistance to populations affected by conflict in northern Uganda.
Bush to help find a peaceful solution to the ongoing conflict in northern Uganda and to pressure the Sudanese government to stop supplying arms to the rebel Lord's Resistance Army.
Odama serves as chairman of the Acholi Religious Leaders' Peace Initiative, an interfaith coalition of religious leaders seeking a peaceful solution to the 17-year-old conflict in northern Uganda.
The chief sponsor of the bill, Senator Russ Feingold (D-Wisconsin), noted that "the horrifying conflict in Northern Uganda -- a conflict in which children have been singled out for appalling treatment -- threatens the future of an important African ally and violates the most basic standards of human decency," adding that the new law "signals the resolve of the United States to work with the Government of Uganda and the international community to address this crisis and to protect the innocent civilians who are suffering in the region.
The brutal conflict in Northern Uganda is blamed for the displacement of nearly 2 million people a" now reportedly returning to their places of origin - and the death of tens of thousands more in the region.
The 21-year brutal conflict in Northern Uganda is blamed for the displacement of nearly 2 million people and the death of tens of thousands more in the region.
The 22-year brutal conflict in Northern Uganda is blamed for the displacement of nearly 2 million people and the death of tens of thousands more in the region.
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