28 February 2012: Insight on Conflict interviews Bishop Ochola from the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) in Uganda. The ARLPI is a leading peacebuilding organisation in Uganda and was central to bringing together the government and Lord's Resistance Army around the negotiating table for the 2008 peace talks. Bishop Ochola discusses both the work of the ARLPI and his own personal motivation for seeing peace in Uganda after losing both his eldest daughter and wife to the conflict.

Insight on Conflict interviews Bishop Ochola from the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) in Uganda. The ARLPI is a leading peacebuilding organisation in Uganda and was central to bringing together the government and Lord's Resistance Army around the negotiating table for the 2008 peace talks. Bishop Ochola discusses both the work of the ARLPI and his own personal motivation for seeing peace in Uganda after losing both his eldest daughter and wife to the conflict.

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