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.
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
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
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 […]
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
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
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
Congress should remain committed to extinguishing the threat of Kony's murderous Lord’s Resistance Army, not pull the plug.
Ugandan women who were abducted as children by the LRA share their stories of rape, torture and abandonment.
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
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.
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.
Lord's Resistance Army commander known for brutality is the first from feared rebel group to appear before the ICC.
Military says at least 11 people, including five journalists, dead in attack blamed on Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army.
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
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...
(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…
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.
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 ?
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.