[PDF] First Kill Your Family Child Soldiers of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army ↠ Peter Eichstaedt



10 thoughts on “First Kill Your Family Child Soldiers of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army

  1. says:

    His lack of insight is sometimes astoundingon p 97 Appeals to the Aristotelian notion of man's highest aspect t

  2. says:

    Interesting book on the ongoing war in Uganda Does a great job explaining many of the things that confuse me ab

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    This is a brilliant telling of the story of the Lord's Resistance Army and how they've affected northern Uganda South Sudan and the Central African Republic over their twenty year reign Written by a journalist who specialized in the area at a time when no one knew what the LRA was the book is part history and part investig

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    For comparison's sake I would say that this book is the Ugandan euivalent of Philip Gourevitch's book We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families on the Rwandan genocide and that's very high praise just for the record In fact I wouldn't be surprised if Peter Eichstaedt had this book in mind while he was writing it has the same combination of colonial history and recounting of the

  5. says:

    I gave this book three start for the effort it must have taken to collect the material and for the stories it shares of victims and locals Otherwise I expected a bit from this book and I was a bit disappointed by its very white perspective Why I cannot speak about Uganda myself from a personal perspective I felt that the book lacked the neces

  6. says:

    Can we all get along? By the time I staggered to the end of this book I thought of Rodney King and his plea for calm duri

  7. says:

    This was a bit dry being that it was written from a journalists point of view however the information that he put forth i

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    Eichstaedt puts forth a detailed accounting of the often ignored horrors taking place in Uganda including kidnapping young children to serve as soldiers or brides ie sex slaves the beating mutilation and murder of dissenters and the overall destruction of the country as it spirals out of control through violence avarice and greed While the book takes a journalistic approach it does include copious first pers

  9. says:

    This book really explains the 20 year war that has been going on in Northern Uganda and now spreading to neighboring countries it's or

  10. says:

    The book follows the Ugandan history of Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army It is a terrible history and therefore not always an enjoyable read Still i believe it is very important to know about the situa

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N from a pastoral existence into the sualor of refugee camps             The leader of the rebel army is the rarely seen Joseph Kony a former witchdoctor and self professed spirit medium who continues to evade justice and wield power from somewhere near the CongoSudan border Kony claims he not only can predict the future but also can control the minds of his fighters And control them he does the Lord’s Resistance Army consists of children who are abducted from their homes under cover of night As initiation the boys are forced to commit atrocities murdering their parents friends and relatives and the kidnapped girls are forced into l. Can we all get along By the time I staggered to the end of this book I thought of Rodney King and his plea for calm during the 1992 LA riots Apparently LA to Uganda just getting along is uite

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First Kill Your Family Child Soldiers of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army

“Richard Opio has neither the look of a cold blooded killer nor the heart of one Yet as his mother and father lay on the ground with their hands tied Richard used the blunt end of an ax to crush their skulls  He was ordered to do this by a unit commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army a rebel group that has terrorized northern Uganda for twenty years The memory racks Richard’s slender body as he wipes away tears” For than twenty years beginning in the mid 1980s the Lord’s Resistance Army has ravaged northern Uganda Tens of thousands have been slaughtered and thousands mutilated and traumatized At least 15 million people have been drive. His lack of insight is sometimes astoundingon p 97 Appeals to the Aristotelian notion of man s highest aspect the soul are little than deceptive sales gimmicks crude tricks on a street corner

Read & Download Ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ý Peter Eichstaedt

Ives of sexual slavery and labor In First Kill Your Family veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt goes into the war torn villages and refugee camps talking to former child soldiers child “brides” and other victims He examines the cultlike convictions of the army; how a pervasive belief in witchcraft the spirit world and the supernatural gave rise to this and other deadly movements; and what the global community can do to bring peace and justice to the region This insightful analysis delves into the war’s foundations and argues that much like Rwanda’s genocide international intervention is needed to stop Africa’s virulent cycle of violence. This was a bit dry being that it was written from a journalists point of view however the information that he put forth is very disturbing It seems that there is nothing that anyone can or will