Monday, April 16, 2018 - 11:40
Rebel movements that prevent sexual violence may be motivated to ensure good relations with the local population for pragmatic, operational reasons. They need shelter, food, information and recruits. But going further, how do they achieve sexual discipline over their fighters?
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:06
What is causing the delays in former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Thomas Kwoyelo's trial?
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 21:07
Former Ugandan rebel Opono Opondo was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) as a child and forced to participate in the rebel groups reign of terror over Northern Uganda, but later granted amnesty by the Ugandan government. Despite this he has been turned away by his family and community in the northern city of Gulu. He's the subject of the new film by Maartje Wegdam and Ariadne Asimakopoulos aptly titled “No place for a rebel”. Their interview has been published here as part of Justice Hub’s #MyJustice series.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 23:40
On 20 April 2017, the Uganda People’s Defence Force received its first contingent pursuing the leader of Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony in the Central African Republic.
This is followed by reports of a decision by the Ugandan government to withdraw its soldiers from the mission pursuing Kony’s rebel group saying that it has been neutralised.
Let’s Talk, Uganda spoke with local northern Ugandans about what they think about this move.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 09:32
There are only two months to go before Dominic Ongwen, the former Lord's Resistance Army commander in Uganda, starts his pre-trial process at the ICC. He’s charged with more counts than any other person so far at the ICC.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 16:57
A former child soldier who was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army recounts his experiences fighting for eight years with the rebels. When he managed to escape, he was forgiven by his community, and he believes Dominic Ongwen should be forgiven too.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:57
The International Criminal Court has said Dominic Ongwen, the former commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), might be flown to Uganda for the opening of the confirmation charges.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 09:25
A contributor from Uganda is amused and puzzled by the warning issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) about witness intimidation and interference in the north of his country. The warning comes ahead of the eagerly awaited trial of Dominic Ongwen, the former commander of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 16:20
Dominic Ongwen will plead not guilty at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Justice Hub spoke to Krispis Ayena Odongo, lawyer of the alleged LRA commander and ex-child soldier after today’s status conference.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 11:33
Ugandan social worker and activist Victor Ochen has been nominated for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Ochen, who is 33, is the youngest African to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.