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A Beggar has No Choice

Consultations northern Uganda
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 14:16

A study by the international NGO Avocats sans Frontieres (ASF) in northern Uganda reinforced the importance of placing victims at the centre of any discussions regarding the establishment and implementation of a national reparations programme. Victims of mass atrocities explained what kind of reparations is needed by those who had suffered from the more than twenty-year insurgence by the rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and what their priorities are.

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How the trial of Dominic Ongwen has shaped attitudes toward International Criminal Justice in Uganda

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:57
By Lino Owor Ogora
 
Uganda is currently the focus of two international criminal trials: that of Thomas Kwoyelo before the International Crimes Division (ICD) in Uganda, and Dominic Ongwen before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Netherlands. Both Kwoyelo and Ongwen are charged with committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in northern Uganda while in the service of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). This has inevitably stirred debate in Uganda regarding which of the two courts is more effective, and shaped...

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Thomas Kwoyelo was captured 6 years before Dominic Ongwen. Why has his trial been plagued by so many delays?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:06

What is causing the delays in former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Thomas Kwoyelo's trial?

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Victim, perpetrator…pariah? : “No place for a rebel” poses tough questions about amnesty, reconciliation and accountability in Gulu

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.

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Northern Ugandans react to end of LRA hunt

Memorial Prayers in Atiak Uganda
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.

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Just or Unjust? Mixed Reactions on Whether Ongwen Should be on Trial

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.

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LOOKING BEYOND DOMINIC ONGWEN’S TRIAL AT THE ICC

People watch Dominic Ongwen’s trial at the International Criminal Court in Gulu, 16 January 2017
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.

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Accountability is matter in every country where icc need to take tremendous work on it

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:10
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Week 4 2017 ICL Media Review

ICL/JH Weekly review
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

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Ongwen trial provokes strong opinions in northern Uganda

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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.

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Week 1 2017 ICL Media Review

ICL/JH Weekly review
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.

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