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  1. ICC judges in Ongwen case visit northern UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Daily Monitor

    ... ilians dead and scores injured as their IDP camps were torched as the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels led by Joseph Kony faced off with UPDF soldiers.

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  2. Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Mail & Guardian

    Joseph Kony, the leader of the LRA, was the topic of the #K - ony2012 social media campaign, which was highly criticised for its campaign tactics. Uganda will open a war museum that will showcase the country's grim history, in hopes of attracting tourists to the East African nation, the BBC reported.

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  3. Turning from sales to community service, Westboro man helps the disadvantagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... with potential donors all over Africa, including to Gulu, in Northern Uganda, where former child soldiers of Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, lived in displacement camps The child soldiers were kidnapped as children and forced to ...

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  4. Government to build 'Idi Amin museum' to attract touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Daily Monitor

    ... notorious for chopping off people's limbs and abducting children to use as soldiers and sex slaves. Its leader, Joseph Kony, is wanted for war crimes and the group continues to operate in northern Democratic Republic of Congo and eastern Central ...

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    Wednesday May 30 | New Vision

    Kidega, who has been in captivity for 15 years, said after returning from their hunting zone, they hand over the consignment to Joseph Kony's immediate team that delivers it to Dafur where he's suspected to be hiding. Kidega, who has been in captivity for 15 years, said after returning from their hunting zone, they hand over the consignment to Joseph Kony's immediate team that delivers it to Dafur where he's suspected to be hiding.

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  6. Kony surviving on ivory deals with Arabs - captiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Daily Monitor

    The Lord's Resistance Army rebel commander, Joseph Kony, is increasingly amassing resources through lucrative deals in ivory from the DR Congo, a defector has said. Mr Patrick Kidega, 32, who has been in the rebel ranks for 16 years but defected in December last year from the Central African Republic , says the elusive rebel leader is killing elephants for their precious tasks and selling them to Arabs to finance his operations.

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  7. Nonophoto 162x162Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | New Vision

    ... who bore the brunt of the conflict between Uganda government and the Lord's Resistance Army rebels, led by Joseph Kony. Painfully, however, only a handful of key peace actors and keenly observant members of the community will be fully aware of this ...

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  8. .com | Children 'voluntarily join' armed groups in DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | News24

    The majority of children who join armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo increasingly do so "voluntarily" because of a lack of alternatives, international charity War Child said on Tuesday. There has been a steady drop in the number of child soldiers forcefully recruited by guerilla groups since the 2012 departure of notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony, the organisation said in a study presented in Kinshasa.

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  9. Children 'voluntarily join' armed groups in DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Daily Monitor

    There has been a steady drop in the number of child soldiers forcefully recruited by guerilla groups since the 2012 departure of notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony Poverty, unemployment, hunger, and violence are some of the main issues driving children to join militia groups in those regions, the study said. The majority of children who join armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo increasingly do so "voluntarily" because of a lack of alternatives, international charity War Child said Tuesday.

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  10. Free Digital Edition of Special Operations Outlook 2018-2019 Provides...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | PRWeb

    ... Geoffrey Pyatt's views on State Department and DOD teamwork, and a description of a successful PSYOP on Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. "Special Operations Outlook" - previously titled "The Year in Special Operations" - will debut at the 2018 ...

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  11. 'Kill All Citations?' Sloppy Sourcing Plagues 'Kill All...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... purpose was to promote the charity campaign Stop Kony, which itself aimed to have the Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony arrested by the end of 2012." states: "The film's purpose was to promote the charity's movement to make Uganda cult and militia ...

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  12. Uganda's International Crimes Division StrugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... Criminal Court in the Hague that has issued arrest warrants for top LRA figures, such as the group's leader Joseph Kony. FILE - Fighters loyal to the Lord's Resistance Army pose with their rifles inside the forest near River Mbou in the Central ...

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  13. Auto Repair Shop Jump-starts Ugandan Child Soldiers into New LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... and displaced 2 million over the past three decades, according to the United Nations (U.N.), and its leader, Joseph Kony, has been indicted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. A year since a controversial decision by the ...

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  14. Uganda:Auto Repair Shop Jump-Starts Ugandan Child Soldiers Into New LivesRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and displaced 2 million over the past three decades, according to the United Nations (U.N.), and its leader, Joseph Kony, has been indicted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. A year since a controversial decision by the ...

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  15. With Unspeakable Crimes All Around, International Criminal Justice Needs to Think Outside the BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Progressive

    Over the past twenty-five years, there has been remarkable headway in bringing to justice people accused of mass slaughter, rape as a weapon of war, and crimes against humanity. Joseph Kony, leader of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army, a group known for its use of child soldiers, was charged by the International Criminal Court in 2005.

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  16. In Long Beach, - Cardboard Piano' emits notes of destruction - " but also of forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    ... one of thousands of children and adolescents abducted and pressed into service for the rebellion being fought by Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army. And though he threatens them with violence, the girls can see he's injured and terrified, so ...

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  17. In Long Beach, 'Cardboard Piano' emits notes of destruction - but also of forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Wave

    ... one of thousands of children and adolescents abducted and pressed into service for the rebellion being fought by Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army. And though he threatens them with violence, the girls can see he's injured and terrified, so ...

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  18. Returning LRA hostages greeted by land conflicts in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... village in northern Uganda's Gulu district, where the family now lives. The LRA, led by reclusive warlord Joseph Kony, terrorized Ugandans for nearly two decades as it battled the government of President Yoweri Museveni from bases in the north of ...

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  19. We are not enemies of progress, Acholi leaders tell governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    ... the guns went silent in the sub-region that was ravaged by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency led by Joseph Kony. "The mentality that acquiring land from Acholi is a tag of war should be removed from our minds. Don't use guns to grab land ...

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  20. Paicho Journal: Sowing Peanuts and Reaping Remnants of War in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... into the camps as troops fought to wrest control of the territory from the L.R.A., led by the professed holy man Joseph Kony . Mr. Ogik, like everyone else in his community, was given just 48 hours notice that he would have to leave his home and ...

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