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The LRA today (2015)

The LRA continues to attack civilians in CAR, DRC, and, to a lesser extent, South Sudan, manipulating porous borders and regional instability to their advantage. While the present intensity of LRA violence fluctuates from year to year and between countries, the LRA has generally moved...

Cynthia Petrigh

Cynthia Petrigh has been working in the field of Human rights, IHL, and peace processes for the past 19 years.  Her international experience includes setting up a rehabilitation center for victims of torture (as Executive Director of Centre Nassim in Beirut), teaching (as...

Aleppo
Miranda Visser
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Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course

The Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course is a three-day workshop designed to train humanitarian professionals on the current issues and practices involved in this unique and expanding area of research and practice. Experienced course faculty will join the training to discuss the complexities of...

Max Bazerman
Julia Brooks

Julia Brooks is a Senior Legal Research Associate at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), where she focuses on international humanitarian law and protection in armed conflict, as well as humanitarian policy and education. For the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian...

Failed Diplomacy (2006-2008)

In 2006, renewed efforts at diplomacy began with the commencement of the Juba peace talks between the LRA and the Ugandan government, hosted in Juba, southern Sudan. The process was complicated by the ICC indictment of Kony, in-fighting among LRA commanders participating in the peace...

Child Marriage: background
People were uniting in groups of about ten

People were uniting in groups of about ten people. They would go to each other’s nearby gardens and dig. That is how it has kept peoples’ life and it was a very important thing done without any jealousy...

The way we were trying to protect ourselves from the brutalities

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...

MRF: Group of Professionals
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Negeen Darani

Negeen is the Executive Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the educational arm of HHI, Humanitarian Academy at Harvard. She has over eighteen years of experience in strategic planning, program management, consulting, finance, policy analysis, research, and organizational...

HRIC Overview
We had some ways that we were using to protect ourselves from the LRA

We had some ways that we were using to protect ourselves from the LRA. For example, if I was found at home or anywhere and I am arrested by the rebels, the rebels would ask me to take them to where the rest of the community members were hiding. I will not take them. I would walk with the...

Stephanie Kayden

Stephanie Kayden, MD, MPH, is an emergency physician with a focus on international humanitarian response and leadership. As director of the Lavine Family Humanitarian Studies Initiative at the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard, Dr. Kayden trains students and professionals in global health and...

Hilarie Cranmer

Dr. Hilarie Cranmer, MD, MPH, the first Director of Disaster Response at the Center of Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard University, is clinical faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Assistant Professor at both Harvard...

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