Uganda

 

BBC: Ugandan rebels delay peace talks

 

…reportedly because Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony wants clarification on how he and other alleged war criminals will be treated once the peace is signed. It’s a crucial moment in the peace process and a fascinating issue: whether and how to make tradeoffs between peace and justice at a critical stage. Kony has been indicted by the International Criminal Court in the Hague. The Ugandan government originally supported the ICC investigation, but now says it wants to use special courts to try alleged war criminals at home. Even if it does so, there’s no guarantee the ICC will drop its indictments.  Check out what the people who’ve suffered the war want to see happen in this survey When the War Ends .

 

 

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