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14 Apr 2010 description

Bloody punitive action following theft of cattle

Göttingen, 14. April 2010

Following the shooting of 41 shepherds in a punitive action of the army in Uganda the Society for Threatened Peoples STP (Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker GfbV) demanded an independent investigation of the massacre by the United Nations. The victims belong to the Jie group, a tribe of the Karamojong.

09 Feb 2007 description

Attempts at peace threatened with failure: 80,000 child soldiers in Uganda and Somalia are waiting for help from Europe

Göttingen, February 09, 2007 - The Society for Threatened Peoples (GfbV) warned on Friday of a failure of the peace talks in Uganda and Somalia in the light of the fact that more than 80,000 child soldiers are directly affected in both countries if hostilities are resumed.