Sam Dubal
Medical Anthropologist, University of California, Berkeley

Sam Dubal is a medical anthropologist and a visiting scholar at the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest book is Against Humanity: Lessons from the Lord’s Resistance Army (2018). 

Written by Sam Dubal

Former child soldiers forced to join the Lord’s Resistance Army, seen here at an army child protection unit following their rescue by the Uganda People’s Defence Force. Gulu, Uganda, September 2004. Photo by Vanessa Vick/Redux

Essay/
Human rights and justice
Against humanity

What the Lord’s Resistance Army can teach us about flaws in the ideal of human rights and the fight for justice

Sam Dubal