Source: (2008) USIPeace Briefing. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace.
On February 18, 2008 the Ugandan government and the Lordâ€™s Resistance Army (LRA) reached
agreement on an accountability and reconciliation accord that would provide for prosecution in
Uganda of senior LRA leaders most responsible for atrocities committed over the course of the
countryâ€™s 20-year long civil conflict. The agreement also provides that lower level perpetrators
will be held accountable by traditional justice mechanisms indigenous to Northern Uganda,
where much of the violence occurred. (excerpt)
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