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WTF Friday, 11/6/2015

A few weeks back, Gawker ran a piece reporting that the U.S. State Department ignored a letter from Joseph Kony, in which the LRA leader “express[ed] interest in a ‘peace process'”. At the time, many of us thought “hmm, that sounds… incorrect.” Well,… Continue Reading ?

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

5 months agoNews : 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

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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

Nun In Uganda Has Educated 2,000 Girls Victimized By Joseph Kony

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe -- the nun who threatened to punch Stephen Colbert in the face -- doesn't shy away from making bold statements to influential people. Nyirumbe, the director of St. Monica's Girls Tailoring Center, visited AOL...Show More Summary

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

7 months 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

You Will Never Find Stories About Famine, Idi Amin or Joseph Kony on This Site

Talented Ugandan writers take to the Internet to tell positive stories about the country: We will be honest with you. Stories about poverty porn, hunger, Ebola, tribalism and all negative stories about Uganda, you will never find them here. This is a site to celebrate the positive stories about The...

Seriously?… Marie Harf: Joseph Kony & His Christian Terrorists Threaten America

Someone really needs to keep this kook off the talk shows. After suggesting that the US initiate a terrorist jobs program to defeat ISIS, State Department deputy spokesperson Marie Harf is now arguing that Joseph Kony and his renegade band … Continue reading ?

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…

Meet the Mom Who Stopped Joseph Kony

How Shannon Sedgwick Davis helped dismantle the Ugandan warlord's reign of terror. In May 2010, Shannon Sedgwick Davis flew to South Africa to meet with the Elders, a nonprofit founded by Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan, and Jimmy Carter to bring peace to places of violence. Show More Summary

Top Kony 'aide' surrenders to US forces

US says man claiming to be senior commander in LRA now in custody of its forces deployed in hunt for Joseph Kony.

Calif. charity group behind ‘Kony 2012? campaign plans to close by the end of 2015

11 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Invisible Children, the San Diego-based charity that publicized the brutality of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony through an online video that went viral, plans to wind down its operations and close by the end of 2015. In a statement posted on the group’s Facebook page, Chief Executive Ben...

Organization Behind 'Kony 2012' Set To Close Its Doors In 2015

11 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Invisible Children made what some call the most viral video of all time, which helped the group raise more than $30 million — but most of that money is spent, and Joseph Kony is still on the loose.

No Excuses: Ending Kony's Impunity

In October 2005, the International Criminal Court released its first ever arrest warrants for war crimes and crimes against humanity, indicting Joseph Kony and four other commanders in the Ugandan rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Show More Summary

The Rumpus Interview with Susan Minot

The Rumpus talks with Susan Minot about MFA programs, Joseph Kony, and throwing out big chunks of text.

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