Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

Early June 2008

Against the backdrop of reports that the LRA was rearming and training for possible attacks, DRC, southern Sudan and Ugandan military officials held a series of meetings in Kampala to map out a strategy to curb LRA activity in the region.

Late May 2008

The LRA has renewed abducting children in southern Sudan, the DRC and the Central African Republic. Joseph Kony, the leader of the LRA, has reportedly set up base in the DRC again.

May 2008

The Ugandan government took steps to set up a special division of the Uganda High Court to try those accused of planning or carrying out war crimes and other attacks on civilians during the conflict.

Week of 14 April 2008

The deputy leader of the LRA, Okot Odhiambo, was reportedly killed in clashes with forces loyal to Kony over the proposed final peace agreement.

10 April 2008

LRA leader Josheph Kony refused to show up for a much-publicised signing of the permanent truce in Ri-Kwangba on the Sudan-DRC border, insisting first on the removal of ICC warrants against the LRA leadership.

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