Documentation showing efforts by the Lord's Resistance Army under Gen. Joseph Kony to use peace talks over the last year to rearm and train soldiers and stock up on supplies, combined with LRA leadership's refusal to sign a peace deal, has left a large portion of Africa braced for more conflict. Civilians in the region, particularly in the Democratic Republic of Congo's East Kivu province, are paying a heavy price as armed forces commit barbaric acts of brutality, United Nations Special Envoy Mia Farrow said Monday.

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