Uganda: Human rights violations by the National Resistance Army

Report
December 3, 1991

Uganda: Human rights violations by the National Resistance Army

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

1. Introduction 1

2. Background 3

3. Prisoners of Conscience 4

3.1 Prisoners of Conscience from Gulu 5

3.2 Prisoners of Conscience from Kitgum 6

3.3 Senior Members of the Democratic Party 7

3.4 Use of "Treason" as a Holding Charge to
Justify Long-Term Detention 8

4. Other recent arrests in Northern Uganda 10

4.1 Detainees Held without Charge 10

4.2 "Deserters" Sentenced
at Grossly Unfair Trials 11

4.3 Inadequate Procedures for Justice in the NRA 11

5. Torture and Ill-treatment of Prisoners
in Military Custody 12

6. Reports of Extrajudicial Executions 15

7. Killings, Abductions and other Abuses Committed
by Insurgent Groups in Northern Uganda 18

8. Conclusion 20