Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

29 February 2008

The parties concluded an additional agreement in which the Ugandan government agreed to make a request that the Security Council defer the ICC’s investigation and prosecution of LRA commanders. The request would be made after the Ugandan government had begun preparation for national trials.

23 February 2008

The Ugandan government and the LRA signed a ceasefire agreement.

19 February 2008

The Ugandan government and the LRA signed a significant agreement on accountability and reconciliation. This annex agreement envisions the setting up of a special division of the Uganda High Court to try those accused of planning or carrying out war crimes and other widespread attacks on civilians during the conflict.

Early November 2007

A LRA delegation made a trip to Kampala to meet with Ugandan government officials.  LRA officials also began consulting with communities in northern Uganda to gauge their opinions on whether indicted LRA leaders should face ICC prosecution or be tried within the framework of local justice procedures.

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