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Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Adam Branch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Western intervention has become a ubiquitous feature of violent conflict in Africa. Humanitarian aid agencies, community peacebuilders, microcredit promoters, children’s rights activists, the World ... More


The Politics of Violence in Acholiland

Adam Branch

in Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 is a historical account of the politics of the northern Uganda conflict, placing it in its local, national, and international contexts. It begins with the colonial period and follows Acholi ... More


Ethnojustice: The Turn to Culture

Adam Branch

in Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 is a critique of “ethnojustice,” a discourse that informs interventions that claim to promote social reconstruction and peace through rebuilding traditional reconciliation mechanisms. In ... More


Sowing the Dead: Massacres and the Missing in Northern Uganda

Tricia Redeker Hepner, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, and Julia R. Hanebrink

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 9 discusses the social impacts of war in Uganda and, in particular, the interactions between the survivors and the victims of violence who are seeking proper burial. It shows how the bones of ... More


Conflict, Displacement, and Interfaith Activism

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The Acholi Religious Leaders’ Peace Initiative was formed in the late 1990s, when courageous leaders of Protestant, Catholic, and Muslim communities set their differences aside to help their ... More


Peace Comes to Northern Uganda

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

In the early 2000s the civil war in northern Uganda raged on, and ARLPI continued to pursue its goals of assistance to the war’s victims and advocacy for a resolution. Growing international awareness ... More


Perpetrators and Victims Return Home

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

With the LRA’s withdrawal from Uganda and its release of those who had been abducted, ARLPI redirected its efforts to rehabilitation and reconciliation, as described in this chapter. Priorities ... More


Healing Conflict and Building Community

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Four questions about healing after conflict that were posed in the Introduction are taken up once more in this closing chapter. Divisions created by colonialism, it is argued, can be overcome, as can ... More


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