“U.N. human rights monitors are to be deployed next month in northern Uganda to try to stem rights violations linked to the conflict between the government and the Lords’ Resistance Army, a U.N. spokesman said on Friday.

Under an agreement being finalised with the government in Kampala, the monitors will also help train local authorities including police, United Nations human rights spokesman Jose Luis Diaz said.” Read more

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