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.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 15:09
As the trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen continues before the International Criminal Court (ICC), people in northern Uganda are still divided on whether or not his trial is justified.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 08:47
The ongoing trial of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court is an important step in the accountability process for the war in northern Uganda. It is also important to remember that this is not the end of the conversation around justice and reconciliation in Uganda.
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about communications in the Ugandan LRA rebels, lobby for reparations in ICC Mali case, possible Hague extradition for former Kosovo PM, Belgian war crimes suit against senior Israeli politician and more
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 16:27
Dominic Ongwen’s trial is due to hear its first witness at the International Criminal Court on Monday, where he stands accused of 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity including rape. Should he be on trial? On our Facebook page many people have given their opinions. Here's one of them from Gulu in northern Uganda.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 12:00
In this week's review, the ICC decides on jurisdiction in the Ntaganda case, former Kosovo prime minister arrested for alleged war crimes, call for international judges in Sri Lanka war crimes probe and much more.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 12:45
The Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court has confirmed all 70 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity against Dominic Ongwen, the former leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The decision sends the case to a trial. A date for the trial has not yet been announced.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 11:42
On the morning of 30 April 2004. Nara Adong woke up to terrible news. The night before, Lord’s Resistance Army rebels had attacked her village and two of her sons, she found out, had been killed during a brutal massacre of civilians. I met her in early December of last year at an event to unveil a monument marking the massacre at Odek.