The Promises and Perils of Pro-Government Militias in Armed Conflicts

Date: 
Thursday, 15. April 2021
Medium: 
PeaceLab Blog

"Pro-government militias are frequently involved in armed conflict. While they offer certain advantages such as localized knowledge, they often become agents of violence and spoil peace processes. The German government should be aware of these risks in its crisis engagement and support efforts that aim at ensuring accountability and creating targeted disarmament programs. (...)"

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