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Uganda villagers support pardons for LRA

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The tide of opinion among Ugandan villagers has tilted toward offering pardons for members of the Lord's Resistance Army to bring about peace.

Head of Lord's Resistance Army meets press

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, says he wants to end hostilities with the government of Uganda.

Uganda govt., rebels to resume talks

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The mediator in the effort to bring peace to Uganda says talks between the Ugandan government and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army will resume next week.

Uganda to talk to rebels in Sudan

JUBA, Sudan, July 14 (UPI) -- Uganda's government and the Lord's Resistance Army have agreed to meet in Juba, capital of south Sudan, for talks on ending the two decades-long civil war.

Uganda president extends talks with LRA

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 10 (UPI) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has pushed back the deadline for a successful conclusion to peace talks with the Lord's Resistance Army.

U.N. demands Ugandan rebel's arrest

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 5 (UPI) -- Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has offered amnesty to the leader of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army amnesty for crimes committed in northern Uganda.

Ugandan rebel leader offers peace talks

KAMPALA, Uganda, June 28 (UPI) -- The leader of Uganda's rebel Lord's Resistance Army claims kidnapping, mutilation and murder were committed by government agents posing as members.

Court says Uganda must arrest rebel leader

KAMPALA, Uganda, May 18 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court has told Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni he cannot offer a peace deal to a rebel leader but only arrest him on sight.

International court issues first warrants

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court in The Hague has issued its first arrest warrants since its inception in 2002.

5 Ugandan rebels accused of war crimes

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The United Nations' new International Criminal Court has issued its first arrest warrants, citing five leaders of a Uganda rebel group.

Ugandan murder cult leader on defensive

GULU, Uganda, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The leader of a Ugandan murder cult that uses child soldiers is closing ranks as the International Criminal Court prepares to issue an arrest warrant.

Uganda to increase attacks on rebels

GULU, Uganda, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said the country will increase military actions against rebels after recent talks failed, the BBC reported. A rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army, rejected a truce meant to lead to peace talks, and has taken violen

Ugandan rebels massacre seven in Sudan

KAMPALA, Uganda, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A Ugandan rebel group hacked to death three women and four children in a southern Sudan village, the BBC reported.

Ugandan rebels under investigation

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 29 (UPI) -- The world court has begun an investigation into the war crimes allegedly committed by a Ugandan rebel group known for its brutality.

World Court to investigate Uganda fighting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 29 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court, based at The Hague in the Netherlands, announced Thursday it will investigate crimes against humanity in Uganda.

Ugandan rebel attack kills 192

KAMPALA, Uganda, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Rebels attacked a refugee camp in northern Uganda, killing at least 192 people, witnesses told the BBC Sunday.

Ugandan reporter denies rebel ties

KAMPALA, Uganda, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A journalist in Uganda is denying a government accusation that he has ties to a rebel group, it was reported Friday.

Uganda defeats long-time northern rebels

KAMPALA, Uganda, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Uganda's president has claimed decisive victory over northern rebels whose signature tactic is child abductions, the Telegraph in London reported Friday.

Uganda conflict 'worse than Iraq'

KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A United Nations official has reportedly described the civil war in Uganda as being worse than the war in Iraq or anywhere else in the world.

Lord's Resistance Army abducts more kids

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A rebel group known to kidnap children and sell them in Sudan as slaves struck northern Uganda, U.N. International Regional Information Networks reported.

400 children rescued in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Uganda says its army rescued more than 400 children held captive by Lord's Resistance Army rebels in a remote village north of the capital of Kampala.
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