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This is what can we learn about ISIS from Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army

  We hear a lot about foreign fighters inspired by propaganda and willing to give up their homes to fight for the Islamic State. Less discussed are the Islamic State’s plans for the unwilling, captured in conquest. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, would much prefer enthusiastic members to coerced subjects, but is it […]

Pilgrim Africa’s Beacon of Hope in Uganda

The Beacon of Hope school opened in Soroti in 2006—the first students were all former abductees of the Lord’s Resistance Army or former LRA soldiers. The last child soldiers graduated in 2014, but the school has continued to focus on assisting the most vulnerable youth in the community.

U.S. says imposes sanctions on warlord Joseph Kony's sons

KAMPALA (Reuters) - The United States said it had imposed economic sanctions on the Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony's two sons, saying they were commanders in the rebel group blamed for extreme violence in a large part of central Africa.

Lord's Resistance Army kidnappings hit six-year high: monitors

DAKAR (Reuters) - Kidnappings in Central Africa by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) hit a six-year high in the first half of 2016 just as Uganda threatened to roll back its involvement in an operation to hunt down the rebels, monitoring groups said on Wednesday.

Lord's Resistance Army rebels kidnap 17 in Central African Republic

BANGUI (Reuters) - Lords Resistance Army rebels have kidnapped 17 people from a village in eastern Central African Republic, a senior local official said on Thursday.

Uganda says will withdraw troops hunting rebels in Central African Republic

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda plans to withdraw by the end of the year troops involved in an operation to hunt down Lord's Resistance Army rebels in Central African Republic, a military spokesman said on Friday.

US Treasury Sanctions Lord’s Resistance Army Terror Group, Freezes Assets

The US Department of the Treasury announced that the United States has imposed an asset freeze and other economic sanctions against the Lord’s Resistance Army terrorist group.

Joseph Kony's LRA is Still Abducting Children, Even After CAR Votes for Peace

8 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

As dawn broke on January 10, a small group of rebel fighters from Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) quietly took up positions along a road near Aza, a small mining community in eastern Central African Republic (CAR). Over the next few hours, they intercepted dozens of unwitting travelers leaving the village by foot and on bicycle. Show More Summary

Joseph Kony Is Still On The Run, Yet His Militia's Child Kidnapping Spree Has Surged

Joseph Kony’s militia The Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, has abducted men, women and children in unprecedented numbers in the Central African Republic this year -- suggesting that the group is trying to refill its ranks with child soldiers...Show More Summary

Joseph Kony's Bodyguard Surrenders in CAR, Ugandan Military Says

8 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The Ugandan military says that a senior commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) with close links to Joseph Kony has surrendered in Central African Republic (CAR). A statement by the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), reported by Reuters on Thursday, said that George Okot had “defected to UPDF” in recent days. Show More Summary

Hague prosecutors seek trial of Lord's Resistance Army ex-commander

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A former senior rebel commander from the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda will appear before the International Criminal Court on Thursday for a hearing to decide whether his war crimes trial should go ahead.

LRA Rebels Kidnap Scores of Villagers in CAR

Members of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) abducted scores of people in Central African Republic last weekend in its biggest attack for months, Reuters reported. Rebels from the feared Ugandan rebel group, led by warlord Joseph Kony, raided a diamond mine near the village of Diya, a remote area that lies around 370 miles east of the capital Bangui. Show More Summary

Photos: The Faces of Uganda's Former LRA Captives

The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a cult-like guerrilla group led by mass murderer and self-proclaimed religious prophet Joseph Kony, abducted, raped and impregnated thousands of women in Uganda from its formation in 1987 through the late 2000s. Show More Summary

Gawker got pranked. Kony isn’t looking for peace. Here are the facts.

On Sept. 23, Gawker reported that former U.S. Marine Jason Constantine, who calls himself “an independent freelance diplomat,” had corresponded with the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the notorious Joseph Kony. In the article, Constantine claimed that Kony – who has been in a nearly 30-year war with the Ugandan government that has […]

Joseph Kony and Mutiny in the Lord’s Resistance Army

Vincent Okumu Binansio, nicknamed Binany, was one of the many children who have been abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in northern Uganda. Captured in the mid-nineties, when the group was rapidly growing in power, Binany was taken to live in the compound of the L.R.A. Show More Summary

Lord's Resistance Army Leader Joseph Kony Said to Be in Poor Health

last yearNews : Vice News

Joseph Kony, the notorious head of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel militant group, is reportedly in poor health as he continues to avoid falling into the hands of regional and global military forces searching for the fugitive leader, according to an Associated Press report. Show More Summary

Fugitive African Warlord Joseph Kony Is Said To Be Sickly

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The fugitive leader of the Lord's Resistance Army is sickly and in retreat from an international manhunt that includes U.S. forces, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday, citing the accounts of recent defectors...Show More Summary

Keep Fighting Joseph Kony’s LRA

Congress should remain committed to extinguishing the threat of Kony's murderous Lord’s Resistance Army, not pull the plug.

Magazine: The girls of the Lord's Resistance Army

Ugandan women who were abducted as children by the LRA share their stories of rape, torture and abandonment.

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe: Don't Focus On Joseph Kony, Focus On The Girls

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe has been hailed as a hero for her efforts in Uganda to educate girls and rescue those attacked by infamous warlord Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army. In the video above, the beloved nun stresses theShow More Summary

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