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Top LRA Commander Killed

VOA News - January 4, 2010

Central African Republic, Congo, Uganda, SudanThe Ugandan military says its forces in the Central African Republic have killed the acting guerilla commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army.  The death adds to the lengthening list of recent captures and killings of senior LRA combatants as the hunt for its infamous leader continues.
Rebel Group LRA Seeks New Peace Talks With Ugandan Government

VOA News - September 24, 2009

Joseph KonyElusive Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony has renewed contact with the Ugandan government, seeking an immediate ceasefire and resumption of peace talks. Kony's militants are terrorizing the local populations across a number of central African nations.
UN: LRA Attacks in Eastern Congo Displace Thousands

VOA News - August 28, 2009

Displaced civilians in eastern CongoThe UN refugee agency reports at least 125,000 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been forced to flee from villages attacked by the Ugandan rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army, in the last three weeks. This brings the number of people displaced in Haute Uele district of Orientale Province by the LRA since September to more than one-half million.
Ugandan army begins Congo pullout

BBC News - March 15, 2009

Oriental Province - KisanganiUganda has begun withdrawing soldiers sent to the Democratic Republic of Congo in December to pursue Lord's Resistance Army rebels. They have been engaged in a joint operation alongside DR Congo government forces and south Sudanese forces to end brutal LRA attacks on civilians.
DRC Refugees Continue to Cross Sudan South Border

VOA News - February 17, 2009

MONUC - CongoA growing number of Congolese refugees are crossing the border into south Sudan, trying to escape attacks on their towns and villages by members of the Ugandan rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army.
Many Congolese Flee to Southern Sudan

VOA News - February 10, 2009

Joseph KonyThousands of people fleeing rebel attacks in the northeastern DRC are seeking safe haven in South Sudan. Members of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army of Uganda have been attacking towns and villages in Orientale Province, killing at least 900 people. Humanitarian agencies have been trying to determine the number and location of the displaced people in the province.
Survivors of Ugandan rebel massacres in DR Congo seek help from UN

UN News - February 10, 2009

Children in CongoAngry and traumatized survivors of massacres by the Ugandan rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), which has killed nearly 1,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), today sought shelter, food, medicine – and justice – from the top United Nations relief official.
Report: Record Number of People Displaced By Conflict And Violence

VOA News - April 17, 2008

António GuterresA new report finds 26 million people were displaced within their own countries in 2007 due to armed conflict and violence. The Norwegian Refugee Council, which has just issued its annual survey, says this is the highest number of internally displaced people ever recorded.
Plan to flush LRA out of DRC "Recipe for Impunity"

IWPR - September 25, 2007

Human rights organisations have criticised the recent deal between the Ugandan and Congolese presidents to flush out Lord's Residence Army, LRA, rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.


Returning refugees risk being displaced

IRIN - December 6, 2005

Tens of thousands of refugees in the Great Lakes region have started returning home, but without adequate support they could reignite conflicts and end up joining the millions of people displaced within their own countries, a senior UN official said on Tuesday.









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