LRA

Lord's Resistance Army rebels in Uganda, South Sudan, and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo See summary

Recent articles:

apanews.net La MINUSCA s'engage dans la lutte contre la LRA en Centrafrique 01/31
enoughproject.org The Dominic Ongwen Trial 01/29
allafrica.com Uganda: As ICC Holds Key Hearing in Ongwen Case, LRA Victims in Uganda Need More Than Prosecutions 01/28
allafrica.com Uganda: Ongwen Feared Kony Would Kill Him, Says Lawyer 01/27
monitor.co.ug ICC fund brings relief to war victims 01/27
ntv.nation.co.ke 3  hours ago Prosecutors accuse Ugandan of rape, brutality and ordering 01/26
allafrica.com Uganda: Evelyn Amony - On Reclaiming a Lost Life 01/26
allafrica.com Uganda: Biraaro Defends UPDF On Acholi Atrocities 01/25
allafrica.com Uganda: In the Shadows of LRA Victims 01/25
monitor.co.ug Evelyn Amony – on reclaiming a lost life 01/25
theresolve.org As the world watches Ongwen, LRA adds chapter to brutal legacy 01/25
monitor.co.ug Former LRA abductee pleads forgiveness for Ongwen 01/25
edition.cnn.com Commander accused of war crimes 01/24
dailytrust.com.ng LRA rebel leader accused of ordering cannibalism 01/22
timeslive.co.za LRA leader faces 70 war crime charges 01/22
invisiblechildren.com ON THE RADAR || ALARMING REPORTS OF BOLD LRA ATTACKS IN CENTRAL AFRICA 01/22
monitor.co.ug In the shadows of LRA victims 01/22
aljazeera.com ICC hearing to decide fate of Ugandan LRA commander 01/21
sky.com Ugandan Warlord 'Ordered Civilians Be Eaten' 01/21
af.reuters.com LRA used brutality to train child fighters, prosecutors say 01/21
bbc.co.uk Rebel accused of ordering cannibalism 01/21
monitor.co.ug LRA rebel commander Ongwen faces 70 war crimes charges 01/21
monitor.co.ug Ongwen 'tip of the spear' of LRA, court told 01/21
apanews.net La LRA prend en otage six villageois centrafricains 01/21
independent.co.ug Dominic Ongwen’s pre-trial resumes at The Hague 01/21
modernghana.com War crimes court told of Ugandan rebels' reign of terror 01/21
invisiblechildren.com UPDATE: Trial Moves Ahead for Former Deputy to Kony 01/21
voanews.com ICC Seeks Trial of Lord's Resistance Army Ex-commander 01/21
hrw.org ICC: First Major Hearing on LRA Crimes 01/21
voanews.com Uganda Split Over Ongwen's Confirmation Charges 01/21
news.com.au Kony deputy ‘made hostages eat civilians’ 01/21
africa-newsroom.com Ugandan Victims' Eyes are on the ICC as LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen faces Judges 01/20
allafrica.com Uganda: Hague Court to Pay Kony War Victims Upon Conviction of Ongwen 01/20
monitor.co.ug Punishing the LRA’s crimes is not enough 01/20
reuters.com Hague prosecutors seek trial of Lord's Resistance Army ex-commander 01/20
monitor.co.ug Pre-trial hearing of Ongwen charges starts at The Hague 01/19
modernghana.com Prosecutors to seek war crimes trial for LRA warlord 01/19
monitor.co.ug ICC to pay Kony war victims upon conviction of Ongwen 01/19
apanews.net Ouganda: Ouverture du procès de l'ancien chef rebelle de la LRA à la CPI 01/18
allafrica.com Uganda: Former LRA Leader Ongwen's Trial to be Broadcast Live 01/18
monitor.co.ug Kony victims deserve justice 01/17
monitor.co.ug ICC to relay Ongwen trial live on TVs, radios in north 01/17
aljazeera.com Tales from Uganda's female former child soldiers 01/14
bbc.co.uk AUDIO: 'Kony's daughters not loved' after LRA escape 01/12
huffingtonpost.com Kony's LRA Kidnaps Dozens Of People In Central African Republic 01/12
telegraph.co.uk LRA warlord Joseph Kony uses ivory trade to buy arms 01/12
voanews.com Lord's Resistance Army Abducts Dozens in 2 CAR Raids 01/12
sudantribune.com Recent armed groups in WES are not Arrow Boys 01/07
invisiblechildren.com Protected: Exclusive Stories from 2015 12/28
allafrica.com Uganda: Manhunt for Joseph Kony Continues As Deputy Faces ICC 12/21
dw.com Manhunt for Joseph Kony continues as deputy faces ICC 12/19
allafrica.com Africa: Security Council Urges Action Against Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse By Isil and Other Terror Groups 12/17
app.com.pk UNSC urges action against human trafficking, sexual abuse by Da'esh, other terror groups 12/17
telegraph.co.uk 'Key lieutenant of Lord's Resistance Army behind bars in The Hague is victim of Kony as well' 12/17
sudantribune.com Arrow Boys say they occupy several areas in Western Equatoria state 12/14
invisiblechildren.com Highlights from 2015: A story from the frontlines 12/13
monitor.co.ug Sweden gives Shs26 billion to women 12/09
allafrica.com Central Africa: Armed Groups Pose 'Critical Threat' to Stability in Central Africa, UN Envoy Tells Security Council 12/09
modernghana.com The 559th meeting of the AUPSC on the implementation of the Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lords Resistance Army (RCI-LRA) 12/09
african-union.africa-newsroom.com The 559th meeting of the AUPSC on the implementation of the Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army (RCI-LRA) 12/08
un.org Armed groups pose ‘critical threat’ to stability in Central Africa, UN envoy tells Security Council 12/08
invisiblechildren.com Highlights from 2015: Crossing Creeks with the Early Warning Team 12/08
monitor.co.ug Aren’t Tumwebaze, Opondo lying to us? 12/05
sudantribune.com Sudan’s FVP, Ugandan president discuss security issues 12/04
allafrica.com Uganda: Nation Ready for First War Crimes Trial 12/03
invisiblechildren.com A special message from our #GivingTuesday matching donor 12/01
allafrica.com Pope Francis, Magufuli and the Sin of Rwandanisation 12/01
monitor.co.ug Teso leaders angry with global court over Ongwen 11/29
monitor.co.ug Rights group wants Pope Francis to address human rights issues in Uganda 11/26
monitor.co.ug Role of Catholic Church in bringing peace to Northern Uganda 11/25
monitor.co.ug Museveni pledges Gulu city status 11/23
monitor.co.ug President to pay LRA war claimants 11/23
invisiblechildren.com 2015: Our Year in Review 11/23
monitor.co.ug Ongwen gets 60 new charges 11/22
allafrica.com Uganda: Leaving Joseph Kony 11/16
monitor.co.ug ICC insists on January trial for LRA’s Ongwen 11/15
sudantribune.com SPLA-IO welcomes Arrow Boys to its fighting force 11/14
monitor.co.ug Working against disability 11/13
monitor.co.ug The highs and lows of Pope John Paul II’s visit 11/10
allafrica.com Security Council Calls for Total Neutralization of Foreign, Local Armed Groups in East 11/10
independent.co.ug Day One: Museveni in Luwero, Wealth Creation Will Be Top Priority 11/09
globalsecurity.org DR Congo: Security Council calls for total neutralization of foreign, local armed groups in east 11/09
enoughproject.org Enough Project Hosts “The Illicit Ivory Trade and Joseph Kony” on Capitol Hill, Featuring Kathryn Bigelow 11/03
allafrica.com Uganda: Mothers and Children Born From Wartime Sexual Violence Need Redress 10/29
modernghana.com ICC drops plan to try LRA Kony's deputy in Uganda 10/28
allafrica.com Africa: "Tusk Wars" - New Information On the Blood Ivory Trade of Kony's Lord's Resistance Army 10/28
invisiblechildren.com Providing Temporary Host Families for LRA Returnees 10/28
allafrica.com Uganda: Obama Extends U.S. Mission to Find Joseph Kony, End LRA Atrocities 10/26
enoughproject.org Tusk Wars: Inside the LRA and the Bloody Business of Ivory 10/26
invisiblechildren.com President Obama extends U.S. mission to stop Kony 10/26
scoop.co.nz Obama extends mission to find Kony, end LRA atrocities 10/23
sudantribune.com Why South Sudan Riek Machar is reneging on implementing the peace agreement 10/23
allafrica.com Uganda: Ensure Protection of Children During and After Unrest to Mitigate Refugee Crisis 10/19
monitor.co.ug Acholi elders irked as king misses medal 10/16
sudantribune.com LRA attacks in South Sudan significantly reduce despite government claims: report 10/11
bbc.co.uk VIDEO: 'I was a child soldier in Kony's army' 10/08
theresolve.org Crisis Tracker report: The State of the LRA [September 2015 Update] 10/08
mareeg.com Francisco Madeira named by A U as Head of the AU Mission in Somalia 10/08
african-union.africa-newsroom.com Appointment of Francisco Madeira as the new Special Representative of the African Union for Somalia and head of the AU mission in Somalia 10/07
enoughproject.org LRA Abductions Increase Over Past 3 Months 10/07

Summary

The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) was begun under other names by Joseph Kony in the early 1980's, drawing initial support by the resentment among the Acholi of northern Uganda at the overthrow of ethnic Acholi President Tito Okello by Yoweri Museveni. Kony's methods include heavy use of Christian iconography and child soldiers. His army has been reduced to a few hundred fighters, and operates between Uganda, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Central African Republic. IRIN has an excellent backgrounder on the group.