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image by Jarig Bakker, 08 Oct 2002
Following information on Flag Report 23 the ADM (popularly know
as Allied Democratic Forces) had some success, after 1996 in South West
Uganda, near the Congo frontier. It was a union of several small groups:
Tabliq (extreme Muslims), National Army for the Liberation of
Uganda; and soldiers of the fallen governments of Rwanda (Hutus) and
of Mobuto's Zaire. The leader was the analphabet Jamil Makulu (according
to their website there is now a different chairman and general secretary).
Financed by the sect Salaf Muslim, (from Iran and Sudan).
Their support came mainly from Muslims and it has control over a zone in the frontier with Congo. After 1998,
the movement received
substantial help from Kinshasa government and the attacks on the district
of Western Uganda intensified after 1998.
Jaume Ollé, 18 Oct 2002