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On the trail of the LRA

On the trail of the LRA (2011)

Joseph Kony, Lords Resistance Army Joram Jojo/Flickr
Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army


ZEMIO, 22 November 2011 (IRIN) - When Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) was forced out of northern Uganda, it was safely assumed by many observers, including senior commanders in the Ugandan People’s Defence Force (UPDF), that a fast-diminishing, ill-defined insurrection would quickly burn itself out, unable to survive in alien terrain, losing access to what remained of its already disaffected Acholi support base. 

 


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