What About Us? The Exclusion of Urban IDPs From Uganda's IDP Related Policies and Interventions (Dec 2007)

Violent conflict between the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has plagued northern Uganda for the past 20 years. At its peak, the conflict displaced at least two million people,many of whom fled to or were forced into notoriously unsafe and inhumane camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) known as “protected villages”............ then the ongoing exclusion and marginalisation of urban-based IDPs from these return processes will be problematic for subsequent transitional justice and reintegration processes as envisaged under the Accountability and Reconciliation Agreement signed by the Government of Uganda (GoU) and  the LRA.
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