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  1. Uganda: A Courageous Life After Escaping the Lord's Resistance ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    ... UN. She recounts her 11 years in captivity - being trained as the personal escort of the notorious LRA leader Joseph Kony, wanted by the International Criminal Court. Too young to know that childbirth would be painful, Amony was forced to become ...

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  2. Uganda says to pull troops out of Somalia by end of 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Yahoo!

    ... Ugandan troops have been helping track down fighters from the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group led by Ugandan Joseph Kony. Museveni, who is widely expected to seek another term in 2021, won February's ballot with 60 percent of the vote, a result ...

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  3. FEATURE: From Joseph Kony's - wife' to peace advocate - " a...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | United Nations

    Evelyn Amony was abducted as a child by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to become one of Joseph Kony's 27 wives. Photo: UN Radio/Laura Jarriel 23 June 2016 – Evelyn Amony was abducted at age 11from her village in northern Uganda and then forced to become the "wife" of Joseph Kony - one Africa's most feared warlords, infamous for his casual brutality, and leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, the violent rebel group better known as the LRA.

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  4. Letter: Before anything else, we are all humansRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Facebook with the hashtag of who you are this week will not fix the problem any more than liking a page stopped Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda, several years ago. Be kind and love one another like you'll never be hurt. ...

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  5. How A Child Soldier Reclaimed Her Former SelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... lagged behind were beaten to death as an example to the rest. A forced "marriage" at age 14 to the LRA's leader Joseph Kony , with whom Amony had three children - the last one born as Ugandan military aircraft bombarded her refuge. Then, one day in ...

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  6. LRA rebels kidnap 17 in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Iol.co.za

    Lords Resistance Army rebels have kidnapped 17 people from a village in eastern Central African Republic, a senior local official said on Thursday. The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for the LRA's messianic leader, Joseph Kony, and other senior commanders.

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  7. LRA rebels step up attacks, abduct children in C.AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Daily Monitor

    ... al Criminal Court on charges of keeping sex slaves, recruiting child soldiers and other crimes. The LRA's leader Joseph Kony has also been charged by the ICC with war crimes, but remains at large.

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  8. Lord's Resistance Army rebels kidnap 17 in Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Age

    ... for use as fighters. The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for the LRA's messianic leader, Joseph Kony, and other senior commanders. Lord's Resistance Army leader, Joseph Kony, left, and his deputy Vincent Otti sit inside a ...

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  9. Former Silsden midwife heading back to AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... an area of Africa that was hugely affected by the terrors of the Lord's Resistance Army, a guerilla group led by Joseph Kony back in the 1990s, which was responsible for abducting children and forcing them to become child soldiers or into the sex ...

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    Wednesday Jun 15 | New Vision

    ... al Criminal Court on charges of keeping sex slaves, recruiting child soldiers and other crimes. The LRA's leader Joseph Kony has also been charged by the ICC with war crimes, but remains at large.

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  11. Uganda police say senior officer wounded in attack on police station diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Reuters

    Ugandan police said on Tuesday that a senior officer wounded in an attack by gunmen on a police headquarters in the north on Sunday had died of his wounds, and a witness said security had been stepped up in the area. Northern Uganda is still emerging from a devastating civil war between the military and Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army , which was driven out of the country about 10 years ago.

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  12. US says it's still 'working closely' with Uganda to eliminate LRARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Daily Monitor

    The United States on Saturday reaffirmed its intention to help Uganda eliminate the Lord's Resistance Army following reports that Uganda may soon stop taking part in the hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony. Kampala has notified the African Union that it plans to withdraw its 2,500 troops from a joint anti-LRA operation in the Central African Republic, Ugandan People's Defence Force spokesman Lt Col Paddy Ankunda said.

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  13. Uganda set to pull troops out of C. Africa- armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Daily Monitor

    ... Republic in 2008. Combining religious mysticism with guerrilla tactics and bloodthirsty ferocity, its leader Joseph Kony has turned scores of young girls into his personal sex slaves while claiming to be fighting to impose the Bible's Ten ...

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  14. Uganda set to pull troops out of C. Africa: armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | New Vision

    ... Republic in 2008. Combining religious mysticism with guerrilla tactics and bloodthirsty ferocity, its leader Joseph Kony has turned scores of young girls into his personal sex slaves while claiming to be fighting to impose the Bible's Ten ...

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  15. Uganda: 30 held over 'coup plot' against MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | GhanaWeb

    ... in the jungles of Central African Republic under the AU mission. They are supported by US special forces. Joseph Kony, the LRA leader, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. The group is infamous for recruiting ...

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  16. .com | Uganda to withdraw troops from CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | News24

    Ugandan soldiers patrol through the central African jungle during an operation to fish out notorious Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. Kampala - Uganda plans to withdraw all of its troops from a mission in Central African Republic whose goal is to hunt down members of the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group, a military official said on Friday.

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  17. Uganda says will withdraw troops hunting rebels in Central African RepublicRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Reuters

    ... African Republic. The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for the LRA's messianic leader, Joseph Kony, and other senior commanders. However, the brutal rebel movement was known to relatively few outside Central Africa until KONY ...

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  18. Must Reads of the Week: Writing About Atrocities, Rewriting National Histories, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | CFR.org

    ... of the human rights business. Their targets are members of the established rogues' gallery-the likes of Joseph Kony of the Lord's Resistance Army or Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. However, human rights should make no distinction between ...

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  19. Uganda: 30 held over 'coup plot' against MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Al Jazeera

    ... in the jungles of Central African Republic under the AU mission. They are supported by US special forces. Joseph Kony, the LRA leader, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. The group is infamous for recruiting ...

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  20. Uganda to withdraw troops from Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in the jungles of Central African Republic under the AU mission. They are supported by U.S. special forces. Joseph Kony, the LRA leader, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. The group is well-known for ...

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