'Shoot Us All Down': The Lakang & Apaa Land Conflict
With return and resettlement almost complete, the situation still remains fragile in Amuru district, Northern Uganda. The causes of insecurity and violence have been a subject of changing dynamics within the entire period of transition from encampment to former homesteads. The Refugee Law Project, under the auspice of the Advisory Consortium on Conflict Sensitivity - a consortium that includes International Alert and Saferworld conducted a field research from 28th August to 4th September 2011 on land conflict in Amuru District. This research looked into the nature and dynamics of land ownership, land access, and land use as well as how political perceptions and considerations factored as important elements in the land conflicts and how the question of investment played out in the context of ongoing conflicts associated with land in Amuru district. This documentary highlights the key conflict indicators and dynamics related to land conflict in Lakang and Apaa villages in Amuru.