The Success and Failure of Amnesty the Case of Amnesty in Uganda


Amnesties in all places are bequeathed accompanying a lot of challenges that advance their success or misstep. In this ground breaking book episode on the success and defeat of amnesty; the case of pardon in Uganda, an invincible study was transported to determine what form amnesty a happiness or failure. Accordingly, an test of the influence of the procedures for achieve amnesty in Uganda was intentional to relate by what method the ease of accessing pardon can lead to the advance or failure of pardon. This was unspecified a major PhD study named ‘‘Amnesty as a Panacea to Conflict: An Assessment of the Contribution of Amnesty to Conflict Resolution and Sustainable Peace in Uganda’’ which handled the contribution of pardon to conflict resolution and achievement of sustainable harmony. This book chapter is an widespread version of the item written by Dr. Innocent MURAMUZI in the International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 12(3):2022. Available at DOI: Ceteris paribus, cessation of conflict proper once the Amnesty Act was published. Since the promulgation of the Amnesty Act (2000), skilled are insurgents still loose that have not used the Amnesty Act. The PhD study had four objectives: Determine information of the gift of amnesty to conflict judgment and sustainable harmony in Uganda; examine the influence of the procedures in the Amnesty Act in achieve amnesty in Uganda; determine the limitations of the Amnesty Act to conflict judgment and tenable peace in Uganda and advance a model of pardon as a panacea to conflict. The following were the research questions; What is the gift of the Amnesty Act to conflict resolution and tenable peace in Uganda? How productive were the procedures in the Amnesty Act in achieve amnesty in Uganda? What were the restraints of the Amnesty Act to conflict judgment and sustainable harmony in Uganda? How is amnesty a cure-all to conflict? The study used two together quantitative and subjective data group methods. This was finished to guarantee that enough information is calm. The study employed the use of a inquiry to collect dossier from all respondents while an interview guide was used to accumulate qualitative dossier from key informants of the study. The study working a cross-localized survey study design [1-4] where various sections of the public were studied through a inquiry and interviews. A case study methods is a popular research design that puts more importance on trying to authorize the cause-effect relationship of sure occurrences and their outcomes. The record of what happened design is important when a analyst wants to establish the “whys” and “reason” of a particular research wonder [5-7]. Necessity of amnesty irregular resolution and achievement of tenable peace contained that amnesty is low than conflict (66.12%). Some of the challenges faced in the exercise of the amnesty Act involve ignorance of the pardon law (87.43%), addition of the change clause in the pardon Act (2000), and later exclusion of rebellion leaders from with the beneficiaries of pardon, limited rectification and limited timeframe. Some of the disadvantages of pardon seekers involve ignorance of the pardon law (63.11%), mistrust against administration and limited facts. The Peace for Peace Model of amnesty that was grown sees Amnesty a Panacea to Conflict. Amnesty was able to attain a return of 26,390 rebels who deserted rebellion [8-11]. However, the number of rebels still at large is secret todate. Despite the promulgation of the Amnesty Act (2000), LRA officers have never surrendered or ever existed captured.

Author(s) Details:

Innocent Muramuzi,
Valley University of Science & Technology, Uganda.

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Keywords: Amnesty, sustainable development, sustainable peace, good governance, conflict management, conflict resolution

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