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Forced Evictees in Northern Uganda Entitled to a Remedy

Residents in Apaa Seek United Nations Help

  • Oryem Nyeko
  • HRW

Over the past week and a half, about 200 people from the northern Uganda village of Apaa have traveled 100 kilometers to the town of Gulu seeking safety – and help – after Ugandan soldiers allegedly torched their homes.

Adr 2bThey have turned to the United Nations for assistance with their plight, and are camped at the offices of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

In a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, local leaders from Apaa…

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