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Child soldier turned LRA commander testifies at ICC

A former Ugandan child soldier who became a top commander in the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) old judges at the International Criminal Court...

‘You chop her’: Ugandan recalls brutal upbringing as LRA child soldier

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Louis Lakor was seven years old when Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army killed his family and kidnapped him to use as a child soldier. On...

ICC to hand down judgment against former Lord’s Resistance Army commander

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War crimes judges on Thursday deliver their verdict in the case of Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier turned top commander in the Lord’s...

Reintegrating former extremists

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Uganda offers lessons on how to rehabilitate former enemy fighters, including those kidnapped as children. If any country should know about the disarmament, demobilization and...

By the numbers: terrorism in Africa

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A United Nations peacekeeping mission battles al-Qaida-linked extremists and others in Mali. The African Union Mission in Somalia holds al-Shabaab militants at bay. Nigeria...

Lord’s Resistance Army steps up Congo attacks as U.S.-backed force pulls...

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The outlawed Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has stepped up attacks in Democratic Republic of Congo close to the South Sudanese border as...

ISS: The Lord’s Resistance Army is far from finished

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The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has abducted over 700 people and displaced hundreds of civilians so far this year. In February alone...

Ugandan LRA fighter accused of raping and enlisting children

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An alleged senior commander in the infamous Lord's Resistance Army was notorious among fellow soldiers for enslaving and raping particularly young girls,...

Sex crimes in focus at Hague trial of Ugandan rebel commander

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A top lieutenant of Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony goes on trial in The Hague on Tuesday accused of war crimes...

Lord’s Resistance Army kidnappings hit six-year high

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Kidnappings in Central Africa by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) hit a six-year high in the first half of 2016 just as...

ISS: The LRA rising again?

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For 30 years, Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) have been spreading appalling terror in northern Uganda, eastern Central African...

Lord’s Resistance Army rebels kidnap 17 in Central African Republic

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Lords Resistance Army rebels have kidnapped 17 people from a village in eastern Central African Republic, a senior local official said on...

Rebels in Central African Republic stepping up attacks – U.N.

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Lord's Resistance Army rebels, who mutilate civilians and kidnap children to use as fighters and sex slaves, stepped up attacks and abductions...

Uganda says to withdraw troops hunting rebels in Central African Republic

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Uganda plans to withdraw troops involved in an operation to hunt down Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in Central African Republic by...

ISS: Kwoyelo in the dock – better justice delayed than no...

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On Monday 2 May 2016, the trial of former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commander Thomas Kwoyelo will start in Gulu, Uganda....

Hague prosecutors seek trial of Lord’s Resistance Army ex-commander

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A former senior rebel commander from the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda will appear before the International Criminal Court on Thursday for...

Lord’s Resistance Army kidnaps dozens in Central African Republic

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Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels killed a villager and abducted dozens of others during two weekend raids in a remote diamond-producing area...

Ugandan LRA defector makes first ICC appearance, thanks God

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A Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army commander accused of war crimes made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court in The Hague...

Uganda says rebel LRA commander in custody of Central African Republic

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Ugandan forces have handed a commander from the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) into the custody of the Central African Republic's government,...

U.S. troops transfer captured LRA commander to Ugandan forces

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A senior Lord's Resistance Army chief who surrendered to U.S. troops in the Central African Republic has been transferred to Ugandan forces...

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