The LRA killed members of the families of abductees who escaped. So in some families in order to protect themselves they collaborated and joined the LRA. They coordinated the activities of the LRA in the communities. They sold their blood in that way by crucifying others. That also intensified people suffering a lot because others really had to escape far away to survive. This caused trouble for communities to date because such collaboration encouraged much killings. They joined the LRA in a bid to avoid their brutality whereas others also joined the government forces. U03

The way we were trying to protect ourselves from the brutalities of the rebels, if they come, being people who believed in God, we could pray. If God allows you to go hide in the bush with our children - that would be entirely depending on good luck, and there one could hide with their children. But if one had hard luck and met with the rebels, the mother would be killed, the children would be taken away, or even their father would be killed there…. U09

You know when people were going to camps, we had no huts there. So what people did to support one another was like this. We would go and help each other put up the huts. We would all team up make one hut and finish then move to the next. That was the only fast way of working. U08

I am a community leader in a communal farming group. We are working to reconcile people in community; even up to now some people in the communities still live in tension as a result because they do not yet have peace of mind. We left homes to live in camps. Later when the conflict calmed down we returned home, but people in communities live in disputes over land, and as leaders we are trying to mediate so that the peaceful co-existence returns in the communities. U03

I am a community leader in a communal farming group. We are working to reconcile people in community; even up to now some people in the communities still live in tension as a result because they do not yet have peace of mind. We left homes to live in camps. Later when the conflict calmed down we returned home, but people in communities live in disputes over land, and as leaders we are trying to mediate so that the peaceful co-existence returns in the communities. U03

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