Betty Amongi


Betty Amongi Ongom born Uganda November 15, 1975. Ugandan cabinet minister in peace talks with Lord’s Resistance Army at Juba 2006; chair of Great Lakes Parliamentary Forum on Peace (AMANI) Uganda chapter.


"[My major goal is to] participate in the pacification process of northern and eastern Uganda regions that have suffered the brunt of the 20-year conflict between the UPDF and rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army." (All Africa Monitor, Aug. 8, 2006)

On the International Criminal Court trial of Dominic Ongwen: "If the trial is successful, it will be a good deterrent for the rest of those who think that you can wage war, you can torture people and get away with it." (U.S. News, Jan 21, 2016; photo