Friday, August 04, 2006

Ugandan Ceasefire

Well, here’s good news for you folks. The LRA, probably one of the most bloody minded organizations on the planet, has unilaterally laid down arms in northern Uganda.

Catch? Full amnesty for LRA war criminals wanted by the ICC. Meaning that the court will now most likely not get to try the leaders of the organization. Quite a trade off—a turning point in Ugandan history, in exchange for one in the history of international criminal justice.

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