Until the recent bomb attacks against World Cup fans at a Rugby club and an Ethiopian restaurant in the East African city of Kampala, few Americans thought about Uganda. Uganda has been crippled by a 20 year long civil conflict.
On Tuesday afternoon, a 262-hour demonstration in front of Senator Coburn's office in Oklahoma City ended because Coburn agreed to release his hold on the LRA Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act.
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The Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda has forcibly abducted tens of thousands of children to fill their ranks as soldiers and sex slaves. Until recently, the international community has paid little attention.