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The Night Wanderers (Wojciech Jagielski) speaks of Uganda’s children who suffer

July 30, 2012

“As dusk fell in Gulu, one of the towns of the Acholi of northern Uganda, small figures emerged from the shadows and bedded down on the ground. These were children sent by their refugee parents to town for the night from packed government camps.”

The Lord’s Resistance Army has turned too many of Uganda’s youth into ruthless killers. In The Night Wanderers: Uganda’s Children and Lord’s Resistance Army, Jagielski blends the personal with the factual, meeting an ex-LRI child who is trying to bring others out of the madness.

Read the Independent’s review of Jagielski’s narrative reportage here

 

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