Justice and Peace News: Newsletter

Apr 2008
This is the Justice and Peace Commission's newsletter in Uganda. The April 2008 edition contains updates such as an article about the current situation in northern Uganda.

Falling through the net: The challenges for returning adult ex-combatants in northern Uganda

Aug 2004
This unique report, supported by Conciliation Resources, focuses specifically on the experiences of adult, rather than children, returnees from the Lord's Resistance Army.

Topic: 'Dwogo Cen Paco'(Come back home) programme 

Mar 2011
Bishop Ochala II shares an insight from his work in northern Uganda into the conflict between the Lord's Resistance Army and the Ugandan government in this presentation.

Coming home: Understanding why commanders of the Lord’s Resistance Army choose to return to a civilian life

May 2006
This report contains recommendations from Conciliation Resources and Quaker Peace & Social Witness to encourage Lord's Resistance Army commanders to leave fighting and return home.

Choosing to return: Challenges faced by the Lord’s Resistance Army’s middle-ranking commanders

Oct 2010
Why does one LRA middle-ranking commander stay with the Lord's Resistance Army but another risk escaping? This report by Conciliation Resources attempts to find out why.

After Operation Lightning Thunder: Protecting communities and building peace

Apr 2009
Instead of peace, Operation Lightening Thunder resulted in death and displacement. Conciliation Resources' report explores the situation further.

Papua New Guinea–Bougainville

The peace agreement signed in 2001 on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG), ended the most violent conflict in the South Pacific since World War II. Triggered by disputes in the late-1960s between local landowners and the international proprietors of the world’s largest copper and gold mine, armed resistance in the 1980s met an abusive response from the PNG security forces.

Weaving consensus: The Papua New Guinea - Bougainville peace process

Sep 2002

The peace agreement signed in 2001 on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG), ended the most violent conflict in the South Pacific since World War II. Weaving consensus: the Papua New Guinea - Bougainville peace process (Accord issue 12, 2002) outlines an extraordinary array of creative initiatives and interventions that succeeded not only in ending the organised violence but brought together Bougainvillean society within a national framework. The process defined a negotiated settlement acceptable to all.