SU Local Coordinator Ben Ocan takes a break from driving American volunteers Kelly Curran to Amuru by motorcycle.

“The UPDF intimidates people of Amuru…no one notices”: An International Volunteer Calls for More International Accompaniment

Recently I had the opportunity to revisit Uganda with an organization, Solidarity Uganda, doing peace-building and justice-seeking work in the Northern district of Amuru. In this region, the government’s greed is superseding the well-being and rights of residents. Amuru sub-county is a very rural area that one would only have the pleasure of seeing if […]

“Voice from the Field: Empowering Local Communities – Challenges of Active Nonviolence Training in Uganda”

This article is featured in Women Peacemakers Program (WPP)’s November-December 2013 newsletter. To read the entire newsletter, click here. To learn more about WPP, click here. By Phil Wilmot, Solidarity Uganda Phil Wilmot is one of many co-founders and volunteers of Solidarity Uganda. His wife Suzan Abong, a voluntary Director of the organization, comes from […]