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Joseph R. Kony is the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrilla group that ... 66,000 children became soldiers. 2 million ... In November 2013, Kony was reported to be in poor heal...

Kony 2012: what's the real story? | Global | The Guardian


Mar 8, 2012 ... In October, the president deployed 100 combat-equipped troops – mostly ... refers to the total number of children abducted by the LRA over nearly 30 years. .... group, than as serving as a very slick promotional vehicle for his charity. ...... became advocates (and world experts) for this campaign over night.

Tracking Joseph Kony - LRA Crisis Tracker | Security Briefs


LRA attacks [ ] in the CAR in late 2010, near Kony's camps in Kafia Kingi ... the tenures of five US presidents and taken him across a vast swath of east and central Africa. ... In the late 1980s he became involved in a series of rebel groups fighting the ... Kony then reorganized the LRA's hierarchy, transferring almost all po...

Joseph Kony Lord's Resistance Army: Commander caught


Jan 22, 2015 ... THERE are fresh calls to arrest notorious militia leader Joseph Kony, after one of his top ... VICE News returns to the CAR in 2014 to further document the ongoing conflict and to ... His arrest came nearly a decade after he, Kony and other LRA leaders were indicted. .... “I don't want to die in the wilderness.”.

Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care? A ...


Apr 4, 2014 ... Joseph Kony, the Ugandan leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, is being pursued by ... This would indicate that Kony became a household name in more than just ... Earlier this month, after almost three years of atrocities and instability ... (CAR) successfully and peacefully elected a new president.

How the Kony Video Went Viral - The New York Times


Mar 9, 2012 ... i made a chart showing the growth in tweets about Kony and #StopKony. nearly 10m since the beginning of the month: ... How did “Kony 2012″ go viral so quickly? ... a compelling narrative about how he became involved in this effort. ... And the White House press secretary, Jay Carney, said President ...

Central African Republic - Genocide Watch


Dec 9, 2013 ... Central African Republic president Michel Djotodia. ... a government that is almost toothless and the collapse of institutions have forced ... In 1996, Ange- Félix Patassé – from a northern ethnic group, the Kaba – was elected President. ... The UN should demand that the CAR cooperate fully in Kony's capture ...

CAR has urged warlord Kony and his rebels to surrender | African ...


Nov 22, 2013 ... CAR has urged warlord Kony and his rebels to surrender ... government for nearly two decades, before fleeing with his fighters into the jungles ... Mr Djotodia became interim CAR president after northern Seleka rebels seized ...

Q&A on Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army | Human ...


Mar 21, 2012 ... Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), ... waned in the early 1990s as the LRA became increasingly violent against civilians ... against civilians in the remote border area of South Sudan, CAR and Congo. ... Abducted children are almost immediately separated from adult abductees.

The Kony Crossroads: President Obama's Chance to ... - The Resolve


President Obama's Chance to Define His Legacy on the LRA Crisis | August 2015 ... In what became known as Operation Ob- ... still attack civilians across vast swaths of the CAR and ...... In February 2013, after nearly a year of delays, the.

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Central African Republic held surrender talks with warlord Kony ...


Nov 20, 2013 ... Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army Joseph Kony speaks to journalists after ... in the north of the country for nearly two decades, before fleeing with his ... Djotodia became interim CAR president after northern Seleka rebels ...

Fears of genocide: 10 things to know about Central African Republic ...


Dec 5, 2013 ... A coalition of rebels named Seleka ousted President Francois Bozize in March, ... Violence became the order of the day. ... That's nearly 10% of the population. ... The CAR is also believed to be one of Joseph Kony's hideouts.

The Problem with Invisible Children's “Kony 2012” – By Michael ...


Mar 8, 2012 ... Kony is a grotesque war criminal, to be sure, but the Ugandan government ... Museveni became president, and has since remained so, via elections .... They are providing nearly 1,000 promising secondary and university students in ... oil for your car, coltan for your smart phone and diamonds for your ring).