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Operating in four African nations, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) routinely engages in human rights violations that include mutilation, murder, mass-scale abductions, and sex trafficking-and it has done so with seeming impunity for more than 20 years. This timely book offers a concise, expert analysis of Joseph Kony's terrorist organization, covering its historical antecedents, membership, operations, and ideology, as well as the ways in which it fits into a broader pattern of insurgencies. To facilitate a full understanding of the threat posed by the LRA, the author exposes the army's many atrocities, among them forced recruitment of child soldiers. Central Africa's ethnic, religious, and political tensions are examined, as is the corruption that feeds LRA operations. Finally, regional security measures, international responses, and issues related to the LRA and the International Criminal Court are examined in full.
|Utgitt||2013||Forfatter||Lawrence E. Cline|
Marston Book DMARSTO Orphans
|Antall sider||226||Dimensjoner||23,4cm x 15,5cm x 2,1cm|
|Vekt||544 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||Revolutionary groups & movements, Terrorism, armed struggle|