Source: (2008) Luc Huyse and Mark Salter, eds, Traditional Justice and Reconciliation after Violent Conflict: Learning from African Experiences. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. PP.85-120.

Between 1994 and 1996, when it became increasingly apparent that no end to the conflict was in sight, many peace-loving people in the community and some Acholi in the diaspora began to explore plausible ways and means of ending the conflict peacefully. Organizations like the Kacoke Madit (an Acholi term meaning ‘Big Meeting’) emerged. Other initiatives included the so-called peace forums.(excerpt)

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