A Relative Peace: Ethnic Land Conflict in Post-War Ituri District, Democratic Republic of the Congo Public Deposited

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  • March 20, 2019
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  • Camm, Megan Elizabeth
    • Affiliation: Hussman School of Journalism and Media
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  • Between 1999 and 2007, an ethnic civil war devastated Ituri District, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing an estimated 60,000 people and displacing at least half a million more. Today, the war is over, but the source of conflict--competition over access to land in the context of confusing and contradictory land laws--has yet to be addressed. In fact, the widespread and long-term displacement of entire communities as a result of the war has additionally complicated land rights. A Relative Peace is a series of three immersive non-fiction articles that strive to illuminate the sources and ramifications of ethnic land conflicts by examining their impact on the lives of various individuals living in Ituri, DRC. See www.relativepeace.com.
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  • Friedman, Barbara
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  • Master of Arts
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  • 2012
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