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Oxfam: To fully observe law, Obama's fight against LRA must focus on civilian protection

Press Release  •  Oct 26, 2011 13:20 BST

The widely lauded bipartisan May 2010 law that made way for President Obama’s recent decision to send troops to fight the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) must be fully enacted to include the promised full range of non-military strategies to demobilize the LRA, protect civilians and develop the region.

Administration officials testified today on President Obama's LRA strategy

The widely lauded bipartisan May 2010 law that made way for President Obama’s recent decision to send tr

Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The law makes it the policy of the US to work with regional governments towards lasting solutions to the conflict which are comprehensive and include non-military strategies... Noah GottschalkOxfam America’s Senior Humanitarian Policy Advisor

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Skye Wheeler, Humanitarian Press Officer, + 1 617 840 0039, swheeler@oxfamamerica.org

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