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Joseph Kony Is Still On The Run, Yet His Militia's Child Kidnapping Spree Has Surged

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.03.2016 | World

Joseph Kony’s militia The Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, has abducted men, women and children in unprecedented numbers in the Central African Rep...

Send Dominic Ongwen of the Lords Resistance Army Home for Real Justice

Travis Rejman | Posted 01.22.2016 | World
Travis Rejman

Major General Ongwen was a notoriously brutal top commander who spent his entire adult life in the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) which terrorized communities in Northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

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

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe -- the nun who threatened to punch Stephen Colbert in the face -- doesn't shy away from making bold statements to influential...

How I Became an Activist: Thank You Invisible Children

Adam DeAngelis | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Adam DeAngelis

I urge everyone, especially young people, to find a cause they believe in or volunteer in your community. It truly does make a difference, not just in the lives of those you are helping but also for yourself. You might discover something you may have never known about yourself. I certainly did.

Group Behind 'Kony 2012' Closing Because Of Funding Issues

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact

Invisible Children, the group that emerged with an unprecedented bang with its viral "Kony 2012" film, announced its closure on Monday in a quiet stat...

No Excuses: Ending Kony's Impunity

Ben Keesey | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
Ben Keesey

If Kony had his way, the world would forget he ever existed. But instead, we should take a lesson from 2005, when the international community finally began to take Kony and his LRA rebellion seriously.

#WhereIsKONY?

Jack Hidary | Posted 07.10.2014 | World
Jack Hidary

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/...

Obama Orders Increase In U.S. Special Forces To Hunt Joseph Kony: Report

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is sending about 150 Special Forces troops along with military aircraft to Uganda to help ...

They Came at Night

Alex Naser-Hall | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Alex Naser-Hall

The surrender process for Joseph Kony's captors is a tricky one. In some areas of central Africa, the practices or even identity of the LRA is unknown. LRA fighters or captors will try to defect.

Feared War Lord May Be Ill

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Central African Republic has been in contact with warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army fighters...

The Achilles Heel of the Anti-Kony Mission

John Prendergast | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
John Prendergast

U.S. military advisers have trained, equipped and supported troops from Uganda, South Sudan, and Congo in their operations, and the tide is beginning to turn in the efforts to end the Kony insurgency.

WATCH: 'Kony 2012' Creators Share Advocacy Lessons with Thousands Of Millennials

Ben Keesey | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact
Ben Keesey

Leaders in the fields of culture, social entrepreneurship, human rights, and the arts will come together to share their learnings with 1,400 Millennials who have distinguished themselves as social enterprise mavens and advocacy navigators.

The Central African Republic: The Emerging Pakistan of Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has deteriorated in recent months with worsening humanitarian conditions, lawlessness and violence between the Christian and Muslim communities.

'Kony 2012' 1 Year Later: What's Been Done To Bring Down African Warload

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.08.2013 | Impact

On the one-year anniversary of the release of the most viral video in history , the charity behind "Kony 2012" is still focused on bringing down the A...

What Is Khartoum Hiding?

Ashley Benner | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact
Ashley Benner

At the same time, the Sudanese ambassador reportedly stated that Sudan condemns the LRA and is committed to cooperating with the international community to end the group. If that is so, what is Khartoum afraid of?

UN: Kony Guilty Of Horrifying Crimes Against Children

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, June 6 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has submitted his first report to the Secur...

Living in the Shadow of the LRA

Caroline Gluck | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Caroline Gluck

In the village of Bangadi, in Congo's northeastern Orientale province, you don't have to look hard to see the impact that the vicious rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army -- the LRA -- has had on the community.

High School Service Director Builds Homes, Improves Medical Care In Uganda

mentor.patch.com | Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

Debbie Jarosz didn't spend a lot of time thinking about global problems while growing up. "I was a Cleveland girl," she said. "We did our vacations...

Central African Republic: LRA Attacks Escalate

Human Rights Watch | Posted 06.20.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

"As soon as I was abducted, the LRA taught us their language, Acholi, and told us their rules. We had to wash three times per day, prepare the food well for the fighters, keep their clothes clean, and if we tried to escape, we would be killed."

Kony 2012: 'Cover The Night' Advocates Local Service Projects On 4/20

Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

The "Kony 2012" campaign is urging followers to shift their advocacy efforts from their social networks to real life. Invisible Children, the creat...

The Hunt For Joseph Kony

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | World

By Richard Lough RIVER CHINKO, Central African Republic, April 20 (Reuters) - A Ugandan "hunting squad" pushes through the thick jungl...

Military Action Against LRA Rebels Risks New Wave of Retaliations

Louis Belanger | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Louis Belanger

Preventing violence against the local population means a commitment to army reform, more accountability toward affected communities and development of isolated areas.

LRA Reportedly Responds To 'Kony 2012'

Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact

The Lord's Resistance Army has issued what appears to be its first response to the "Kony 2012" movement -- a 19-page statement in which it calls Invis...

"Kony 2012": Why It Worked

John Travis | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact
John Travis

"Kony 2012" and why people can only help if they know what is going onBy now you have all most likely seen the "Kony 2012" video and I'm guessing you ...

Solving a Problem Like Joseph Kony

Sen. John Kerry | Posted 04.09.2012 | World
Sen. John Kerry

I love the groundswell of grassroots energy about the Kony 2012 video, but if you want to stop butchers like Kony all over the world, we need your attention and your activism every day that our international investments come under attack.