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Uganda / Myra Immell, book editor ; Frank Chalk, consulting editor.

Immell, Myra. (Added Author). Chalk, Frank. (Added Author).
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Anderson - Anderson Main Library 967.6104 Uganda (Text) 22960000666866 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737762587
  • Physical Description: 232 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2013.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1: Historical background on genocide and persecution in Uganda -- Genocide and persecution in Uganda: an overview / A.B. Kasozi -- The expulsion of Uganda's Asian population / The Economist Uganda correspondent -- Idi Amin is a repressive ruler / Henry A. Kissinger -- The government of Idi Amin commits gross human rights violations / Whitney Elsworth -- The terror and killings inflicted by the army / Patrick Moser -- Resettlement in the Luwero Triangle after years of terror / Blaine Harden -- The renewal of human rights abuse in Uganda / Colin Nickerson -- The national resistance movement government's failure to safeguard human rights / Amnesty International -- Terror in the name of the Lord / Bob Drogin -- An attack on homosexuality / Saeed Ahmed -- Chapter 2: Controversies surrounding genocide and persecution in Uganda -- Multiple factors were at the root of the expulsion of Uganda's Asians / Meir Amor -- The British government supported Idi Amin's brutal rule / Mark Curtis -- The West has the power to affect events in Uganda / Richard H. Ullman -- The massacres in Uganda in the 1980s were committed largely by the government and its agencies / Sabiitii Mutengesa -- The unacknowledged truths about persecution and genocide in Museveni's Uganda / Milton Obote -- The causes and consequences of the war in Northern Uganda are many-sided and interconnected / Ogenga Otunnu.
The abuses of the Lord's Resistance Army violate the principles of international humanitarian law / Human Rights Watch -- The international community must act to end the human rights catastrophe in Northern Uganda / Olara A. Otunnu -- The Commission of Inquiry into Violations of Human Rights failed / Joanna R. Quinn -- The International Criminal Court has contributed to prospects for peace in Uganda / Nick Grono and Adam O'Brian -- The International Criminal Court is biased / Tim Allen -- Chapter 3: Personal Narratives -- A Christian Ugandan is persecuted / F.K. Sempangi -- An exile recalls incidents of flight and terror in Idi Amin's Uganda / Arthur Mwenkanya Katabalwa -- Ugandan soldiers plan an escape from Idi Amin's prison / Patrick Kimumwe and Silvesta Mutumba -- A Ugandan woman loses a daughter / Angelina Atyam, as told to Sara Ann Friedman -- A child soldier escapes to Uganda / Faith J.H. McDonnell and Grace Akallo.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the genocide and persecution of Uganda's people, since it became independent in 1962, who have endured serious violations and denial of their fundamental human and civil rights.
Subject: Genocide > Uganda.
Political violence > Uganda.
Crimes against humanity > Uganda.
Human rights > Uganda.
Uganda > Politics and government > 20th century.

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