March 28, 2010

Trail of Death

Maps
I. Summary
II. Methodology
III. Recommendations
IV. Introduction
Operation Lightning Thunder and its Aftermath
Strength of the LRA
V. Massacre in the Makombo Area
Identification of the LRA..
Day One: The Attack Begins
Day Two: Attack on Tapili
Days Three and Four: Return to the Uele River
March into the Wilderness
Aftermath
Protection arrives too late
VI. Other Attacks by the LRA..
Killings
Nakwa
Nagilidangue
Mutilations
VII. Atrocities during Captivity
Teaching Children to Kill
Sexual Slavery
Adults in Captivity
VIII. Responsibility of LRA Leaders
IX. The Search for Justice
International Law..
War crimes
Crimes against humanity
International Criminal Court
Ugandan Amnesty Act
Congolese Requests for Justice and Reparations
Options for Justice
X. Response to Ongoing Abuses
Congolese Government and Armed Forces
Abuses by the FARDC: The “Ours Battalion” in Bangadi
Ugandan Army
MONUC
MONUC’s response to the Makombo massacre
Humanitarian and Child Protection Agencies
Other UN Bodies
United States
Annex
Acknowledgements