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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.

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

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

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

9 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 — SavageNation (@SavageNation) January 26, 2015

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

10 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

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