Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

November 2005

Vincent Otti was reported to be willing to restart peace talks and cooperate with the ICC.

October 2005

The ICC unsealed arrest warrants for five LRA commanders, including Joseph Kony. The LRA increased attacks in Sudan and northern Uganda. The DRC and Uganda discussed the LRA issue during a Tripartite Plus One Joint Commission meeting to defuse tensions. Khartoum authorised Ugandan military incursions, but Kinshasa refused. 

September 2005

President Museveni of Uganda threatened to send troops into the DRC should MONUC and the Forces Armees de la Republic Democratic du Congo (FARDC) fail to disarm the LRA.

July 2005

The ICC issued arrest warrants against top LRA leadership.

May 2005

The Council expanded the DRC arms embargo to include any recipient within the entire country’s territory, and imposed a travel ban and assets freeze.

December 2003

Museveni referred the LRA to the ICC. 

September 2002

The DRC and Uganda signed the Luanda Agreement on troop withdrawals.

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