publication . Article . 2017

Justice and Post LRA War in Northern Uganda: ICC Versus Acholi Traditional Justice System

Wilfred Lajul;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy, volume 3 (eissn: 2187-0624, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
Abstract
Guns have gone silent in Northern Uganda after the LRA war, but clouds of injustice are still thick in the air. Perpetrators of injustice have disappeared in thin air. Victims of atrocities languish in their villages with psychological and physical scars difficult to forget; lips cut, legs maimed, girls raped, children abducted and some left parentless. The International Criminal Court (ICC), an institution of justice in the world, has taken over the process of justice by demanding for the arrests of the leaders of the LRA. However, the Acholi Elders and Religious Leaders have demanded an alternative justice system. An investigation on how justice can be realize...
Subjects
free text keywords: Political science, Development economics, Criminology, Acholi, language.human_language, language, lord’s resistance army, LRA, international criminal court, ICC, Acholi traditional justice system, ATJS, Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, B, Philosophy (General), B1-5802, Ethics, BJ1-1725
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publication . Article . 2017

Justice and Post LRA War in Northern Uganda: ICC Versus Acholi Traditional Justice System

Wilfred Lajul;