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Uganda Peace Hinges on Amnesty for Brutality

Robanga Kenne Joel, left, and Auma Kevin were born in a refugee camp in Gulu, Uganda, during a civil war in which rebels from the Lord’s Resistance Army terrorized their own people

The New York Times

In Gulu, residents say they hope a cease-fire brings lasting peace. More Photos » 
Photos: Vanessa Vick for The New York Times

Christa Labol fled to Gulu, Uganda, after rebels cut off her ears and lips and killed her husband. Yet she says she would welcome them home

Nearly two million people abandoned their villages and crowded into government camps to escape the rebel violence

Residents of Gulu hope a cease-fire agreement signed on Aug. 26 will bring an end to 20 years of violence

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