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Karen AbuZayd

Karen AbuZayd is currently a Commissioner for the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria, mandated by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2011.  Previously, she served as Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine...

HuSEHR: Questions
Program on Evaluation and Implementation Science: People
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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...

Operation Lightening Thunder and LRA migration (2008-2009)

The failure of the Juba Peace Talks and increasing levels of LRA violence prompted new government military efforts. The UPDF launched an attack on LRA bases in the DRC dubbed “Operation Lightening Thunder” (OLT). This was done in cooperation with the governments of southern...

KoBo: Projects
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Signal: Program Focus
In the beginning when rebellion started

In the beginning when rebellion started, people would use hand blowing signals to alert people from afar. This changed because when the rebels learned about hand blowing if they got anyone they would kill immediately. Later people started running ahead to alert others if the rebels came......

Civ Mil: Recommended Resources
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Pablo Marco Blanco
Herman B. "Dutch" Leonard
Tracking Kony (2009-present)

By 2009, Kony and a group of 250 people traveled into CAR, while a number of commanders remained operational in the DRC. From 2009 to 2010, Kony and a group of LRA combatants then moved to the Kafia Kingi enclave, a border region governed by Sudan. Since 2010, Kony and the remaining...

Transitional Justice: Approach
Michael VanRooyen

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH is the Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at Harvard University.  He is also the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. VanRooyen has worked as an emergency physician with numerous relief organizations in over...

Leonard Markus
Stephen Wilkinson

Stephen Wilkinson is the Senior Legal Researcher with HHI working on the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action, specializing in international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights in armed conflict. Previously he was a Legal Officer with the United Nations, a Legal Advisor with the...

Innovation: Intro
Research: Humanitarian Data and Technologies
HRIC Topics
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