Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

November 2008

On 30 November, Kony failed to sign the Final Peace Agreement, demanding the deferral of the ICC arrest warrants. On 7 November, the DRC President Joseph Kabila had said regular forces of the DRC will cease military operations against the LRA on the condition that Joseph Kony sign the Final Peace Agreement with the Ugandan government by 29 November.

October 2008

In a presidential statement on 21 October, the Council strongly condemned LRA attacks, including the recent abduction of 159 children. It also recalled the ICC indictments against LRA leaders. The ICC Pre-Trial Chamber commenced consideration of the admissibility of the case against Kony and his top commanders Vincent Otti, Okot Odhiambo and Dominic Ongwen, in light of two submissions made by Uganda on the status of the execution of warrants of arrest in March and July 2008. Meanwhile, the Pre-Trial Chamber II requested the DRC to provide the Chamber with detailed information, preferably no later than 17 November 2008, on the measures taken for the execution of the warrants of arrest issued in 2005 against four leaders of the LRA charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in the territory of Uganda. 

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