Lord's Resistance Army
An excerpt from 'When the Walking Defeats You', a book about a young man who became one the bodyguard to one of the 21st century's most notorious warlords before making his escape.
ICC prosecutors are pursuing Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of Uganda’s Lord's Resistance Army, on 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder, rape, and torture.
Village residents and officials said the rebels killed one villager as they pulled off their largest recent kidnapping in the former French colony, where the Ugandan rebel group has entrenched itself as international forces hunt down their leader.
Recent LRA defectors reportedly passed on the information about Kony's health after surrendering to authorities in the Central African Republic.
"My opinion of their reviews is 'two thumbs down.'"
'I Don't Understand What I Did': We Spoke to a Lord's Resistance Army Escapee Who Wants Remaining Fighters to Return Home Too
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.
Dominic Ongwen, wanted by the ICC for four counts of war crimes and three counts of crimes against humanity, is said to be in Ugandan custody.
The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Kony and the remnants of his Lord's Resistance Army are now thought to be somewhere in the Central African Republic.
And does seeking out Invisible Children's faults make me a cynical snob?