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Uganda

29 June 2006

New Vision (Kampala)

KAMPALA — The army has launched an investigation into alleged abuse by officers carrying out the "cordon and search" disarmament exercise in Karamoja. The Minister of State for Defence, Ruth nankabirwa, said yesterday if the allegations were verified and culprits identified, they would be dealt with. She, however, denied reports that the UPDF had suspended the "cordon and search" for guns. The UNDP also announced that it had suspended its operations in Karamoja... (GunPolicy.org)

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