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

last monthNews : 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

'I Don't Understand What I Did': We Spoke to a Lord's Resistance Army Escapee Who Wants Remaining Fighters to Return Home Too

3 months agoNews : Vice News

With the arrest of top commander Dominic Ongwen the LRA is back in the spotlight — but a former fighter told VICE News that most of those still in the bush just want to get back to their families.

The Fight to End the Lord’s Resistance Army Violence

As the CEO of Invisible Children, I’ve always looked forward to the day when our organization would no longer be needed. That day is close.

Former LRA child soldier on trial at The Hague

Lord's Resistance Army commander known for brutality is the first from feared rebel group to appear before the ICC.

Several dead as convoy ambushed in South Sudan

Military says at least 11 people, including five journalists, dead in attack blamed on Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army.

Former Lord’s Resistance Army chief charged with war crimes

Uganda Lord's Resistance Army leader Dominic Ongwen faces war crimes charges at International Criminal Court – AFP http://t.co/12xIjcPLZI — SavageNation (@SavageNation) January 26, 2015

Lord’s Resistance Army commander arrives in The Hague for war crimes trial

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Ugandan commander of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army arrived at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Wednesday to face war crimes charges. His detention means the world is “one step closer to ending the LRA’s reign of terror in the African Great Lakes...

Surrendered LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen Says He Didn’t Want to Die in Bush

(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen says he surrendered to stand trial for war crimes because he did not want to “die in the bush.” Ongwen, a top leader of Joseph Kony’s notorious LRA, was taken into custody in early January. He was one of five LRA commanders indicted by…

CEO of Invisible Children, the Group Behind 'Kony 2012' Documentary, Announces Organization Will Close Next Year

The controversial nonprofit group Invisible Children, which produced two influential documentaries that helped heighten awareness of the abduction and use of children as soldiers by the Lord's Resistance Army in the Ugandan civil conflict, has announced that it will officially close down by the end of 2015.

Fearing the Middle Eastern Version of Lord’s Resistance Army: ISIS Is Comin’ to Getcha?

It goes without saying that ISIS (or ISIL, or IS, or Islamic State…) are vile. But as Gary Brecher notes, they’re a lot more like the LRA than the Taliban circa 2000–locally monstrous, but hardly a tide sweeping across…well, much … Continue reading ?

Hey, White College Kids: Can the Ferguson Police Get Some of That Kony 2012 Outrage?

Remember #Kony2012? Of course you do. The social media campaign by Invisible Children against the war criminal leader of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army is impossible to forget because of the way so many Americans—including many white Americans—came together and amplified the cause in the name of justice and human rights.

Kony's LRA still holding on in Central Africa

Down, but not out, the guerrillas of the Lord's Resistance Army, led by one of Africa's most brutal militia leaders Joseph Kony, are holding on in the Central African Republic with support from the rebels who temporarily seized power last year. Show More Summary

Rebel leader Kony "hibernates,"evades jungle hunt

11 months agoNews : The Newsroom

NZACKO, Central African Republic (AP) — The African troops hoped the latest defector from the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group would have fresh insight into the location of infamous warlord Joseph Kony.

Where Are the Peers?

Do you remember Kony? Joseph Kony, the leader of Central Africa's militant/terrorist child-kidnapping group "Lord's Resistance Army." Chances are you or someone you know was responsible for one of the 100+ million views of the video "KONY 2012" on Vimeo and YouTube. Show More Summary

Is This a Sign Joseph Kony Is Weakening?

Joseph Kony has named his 22-year-old son as deputy leader of his Lord's Resistance Army—and top Ugandan general Sam Kavuma says the move is a sign that Kony's control over the guerrilla force is weakening. Fighters have separated into different autonomous groups roaming across remote parts of Africa, and...

Boko Haram and the Lord’s Resistance Army: Hunted Children & the Problem of Fundamentalism in Africa

(By Juan Cole) The horrific story of the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls from their school in Borno Province, northeastern Nigeria, by the Boko Haram terrorist group has again underlined the problem…

The messy mission to find Joseph Kony

IN THE Central African Republic’s remote southeast, people are living in fear. They fear not the religion-fuelled conflict that’s been tearing the nation apart since late last year. Instead, they fear the Lord’s Resistance Army, the bloodthirsty Ugandan rebel group whose shadowy leader, Joseph Kony, is wanted by the International Criminal Court. Show More Summary

The Thrill of the Write

Recently I read on Kirkus about novelists “who do really funky research.” Like Jodi Picoult who spent time in a prison. Susan Minot traveled to Uganda to get to know girls kidnapped by the Lord’s Resistance Army. Peter Rock explored an underground shelter used by former members of a New Age religion. Ann Tyler has written: […]

Promoting Regional Security and Protecting Human Rights in Uganda

A child looks up at her mother, unseen, who was abducted when she was 13 by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), April 27, 2012. [AP File Photo] At the President’s direction, the United States has deployed CV-22 Ospreys, refueling aircraft, and associated support personnel to augment U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. doubles effort to search for fugitive warlord Kony

A file photo taken on November 12, 2006, shows the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Joseph Kony. Photo by Stuart Price/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt...Show More Summary

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