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Uganda Garden of Forgiveness

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The Christian Science Monitor recently covered a forgiveness ceremony in Uganda as part of their series, "Africa After War: Paths to Forgiveness":

http://www.csmonitor.com/specials/africaForgiveness/index.html

 

Here are a few links to information on the Acholi forgiveness ritual called Mato Oput:

 

http://www.africavenir.org/publications/occasional-papers/BrockUtneTradConflictResolution.pdf

(see page 4)

 

http://www.beyondintractability.org/case_studies/acholi_traditional_approach.jsp?nid=6792

 

http://www.thirdside.org/ideaExg.cfm?fa=t&thread_id=38&messages=1

 

http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0817/p09s01-coop.html

 

Documentary about Uganda, forgiveness to air on NBC:

http://www.elca.org/ScriptLib/CO/ELCA_News/encArticleList.asp?article=3781

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