Net tightens around northern Uganda’s brutal rebel militia: Lord’s Resistance Army unchecked for 20 years

by Emily Wax

KAMPALA, Uganda — It was one more incident in what has been called Africa’s forgotten war — a 20-year crusade by a cult-like militia that has driven more than 1.6 million people off their farms, killed tens of thousands and become notorious for kidnapping children into slavery and mutilating civilians.

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