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During the brutal insurgency waged by Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) tens of thousands of people, mainly children and teenagers, were abducted and forced to become child soldiers and sex slaves. In response, the government of Uganda systematically moved people in the north from rural areas to camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) built near trading centers and towns, while many people fled to the cities in the south of the country. By 2005 the number of IDPs reached about 1.6 million -...
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