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March Monthly Update — Northern Uganda

March Monthly Update -- Northern Uganda
Prospects for peace in Uganda have reached a make-or-break point. After 20 years of civil war across northern Uganda between government forces and the messianic Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) – an infamous conflict marked by widespread massacres, rape and slavery in which 1.7 million members of the ethnic Acholi population were driven from their homes – peace talks are now underway in Juba, southern Sudan. The talks provide northern Ugandans with a chance for lasting peace, but the process is on the verge of collapsing and must be rescued. Currently, the U.S., which probably boasts the most diplomatic leverage over ...

Abyei Crisis Must be Resolved Immediately: Report

Date: April 4, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Matt Brown, [email protected], 202-468-2925 WASHINGTON – The intentional burning of villages in Sudan’s contested Abyei region demonstrate the urgent need for a resolution to the Abyei crisis, eminent Sudan scholar Douglas H. Johnson said in a paper released today by the Enough Project. The report, “Abyei: Sudan’s West Bank,” critiques international mediation efforts and urges a principled approach to secure a peaceful solution. “Recent fighting in Abyei is the most serious sign yet that, despite public pronouncements so enthusiastically hailed by the international community, Khartoum is not committed to a full implementation ...