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...
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.
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 talks with Susan Minot about MFA programs, Joseph Kony, and throwing out big chunks of text.
Our analysts have collected numerous online reports of cannibalism in Western Uganda and neighboring Congo. The notorious Ugandan warlord, Joseph Kony, one of the most wanted men in the world, has long been accused of feasting on the flesh of
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
OBO, Central African Republic (AP) — Knives, ropes, tarpaulins, AK-47s, and gun lubricant. These are some of the items handed over to the Ugandan army by three fighters who defected last month from Joseph Kony's rebels, the Lord's Resistance Army, in Central African Republic.
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.
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
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...
New report says fugitive LRA leader is hiding in Sudanese-controlled areas of a disputed enclave in South Sudan.
Viral video with 100 million views fired up the Internet in 2012 - Where is the renegade leader now? It is now more than two years since the famous/infamous video went viral highlighting the atrocities committed by Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda. Show More Summary
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
Ten years ago Susan Minot wrote an article, "This We Came to Know Afterwards" which later evolved into her novel, "Thirty Girls" which shares the story of thirty girls abducted and kept captive by Joseph Kony leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Show More Summary
The U.S. relationship with Uganda illustrates how it struggles to keep its values in balance. The post U.S. Stepping Up Campaign Against Joseph Kony, Highlighting Complex Relationship With Uganda appeared first on ThinkProgress.
So, while the Obama Administration is busy dismantling the US military, they’ve also decided that they need more troops and aircraft in the hunt for African warlord Joseph Kony, says Fox News; Early Monday, the White House confirmed a Washington Post report that the U.S. was sending “associated support personnel,” and a “limited number” of […]
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
The leader of the tiny Lord's Resistance Army is wanted for turning young captives into soldiers and brutality that stretches across several nations. Social media helped spread the word about him.
A viral video campaign may not have turned up a warlord accused of murder, rape, and kidnapping in central Africa, but the White House is hoping a ramped up effort by the United States will. The Washington Post reports that President Obama has ordered a strengthened US presence in Uganda—...