Uganda: "Breaking God's commands": The destruction of childhood by the Lord's Resistance Army

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September 17, 1997

Uganda: "Breaking God's commands": The destruction of childhood by the Lord's Resistance Army

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(17) This is also shown by the UPDF's own records of reporting or captured members of the LRA which are summarized into those who return with weapons and those who do not.
(18) pp 119-122, Equity and vulnerability: a situation analysis of women, adolescents and children in Uganda, 1994 Uganda National Council for Children, The Government of Uganda.
(19) A survey of causes, effects and impact of armed conflict in Gulu District, ACORD-Gulu, April 1997.
(20) Uganda acceded to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 on 18 May 1964 and to the two Additional Protocols on 13 March 1991. Protocol II relates to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts.
(21) Uganda ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in September 1990.
(22) The Slavery Convention, as amended, was acceded to by Sudan on 9 September 1956, making it the first international human rights treaty the newly independent state committed itself to respect.
(23) Sudan ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on 3 August 1990.