Field Notes

We Are All The Same: Experiences of children born into LRA captivity

We Are All The Same: Experiences of children born into LRA captivity

Children born into the captivity of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) remain a largely neglected […]

My Body, A Battlefield: Survivors' Experiences of Conflict Sexual Violence in Koch Ongako

My Body, A Battlefield: Survivors’ Experiences of Conflict Sexual Violence in Koch Ongako

Sexual- and gender-based violence (SGBV), especially in the context of protracted conflict, continues to be […]

Forgotten Victims: Recounting Atrocities Committed in Odek Sub-County by the LRA and NRA

Forgotten Victims: Recounting Atrocities Committed in Odek Sub-County by the LRA and NRA

In its efforts to document the voices of the victims of the conflict in northern […]

It Was Only the Gun Speaking, With a Pool of Blood Flowing The Ombaci Massacre: June 24, 1981

It Was Only the Gun Speaking, With a Pool of Blood Flowing The Ombaci Massacre: June 24, 1981

Located just 4 kilometres north-west of Arua town on the Kaya Highway/Rhino Camp Road, in Arua […]

Occupation and Carnage: Recounting Atrocities Committed by the NRA’s 35th Battalion in Namokora Sub-County in August 1986 FN XIX, March 2014

Occupation and Carnage: Recounting Atrocities Committed by the NRA’s 35th Battalion in Namokora Sub-County in August 1986 FN XIX, March 2014

Namokora is located 56 kilometres east of Kitgum town and is one of the sub-counties […]

The Beasts at Burcoro - FN XVIII, July 2013

The Beasts at Burcoro – FN XVIII, July 2013

Recounting Atrocities by the NRA’s 22nd Battalion in Burcoro Village in April 1991 Located 16 […]

Gender and Generation in Acholi Traditional Justice Mechanisms - FN XVII

Gender and Generation in Acholi Traditional Justice Mechanisms – FN XVII

Throughout the LRA conflict women and youth faced grave atrocities such as gender-based violence, forced marriage, […]

Paying Back What Belongs to Us - FN XVI, October 2012

Paying Back What Belongs to Us – FN XVI, October 2012

This report serves to illuminate the current state, emergence and development of different victims’ groups and associations […]

When A Gunman Speaks, You Listen - FN XV

When A Gunman Speaks, You Listen – FN XV

Located in Lamwo District, Palabek is one of the sub-counties in Northern Uganda whose residents […]

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The Day They Came: Recounting the LRA’s Invasion of Teso Sub-region through Obalanga Sub-county in 2003, FN XIV

In June 2003, the LRA infiltrated Teso sub-region in eastern Uganda for the first time. […]