Back in April, the Ugandan army captured yet another member of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). While this is not an uncommon occurrence, the military’s newfound prisoner was a notable exception. Dressed in a Sudanese uniform and equipped with its arms and ammunition, this LRA fighter is strong evidence of a growing link between two […]
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Everyone knows when you want something done right, you send a kid to do it! Wait, what? So what’s the big deal with this “enlisting child soldiers” thing? How did this come to be a charge someone could be indicted under? Who in their right mind would want to have an army of children? Well, no one. […]
Of the five members of the Lord’s Resistance Army indicted by the ICC, three remain. We’ve covered Kony and Odhiambo. Otti and Lukwiya were killed.
End Impunity’s “Where Are They Now?” series is almost at a close. Let’s end at the beginning, with some of the first indictments ever issued by the ICC in 2005 for five members of the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda. We’ve discussed their leader, Joseph Kony – but Kony has cronies. One of them is Otok Odhiambo. It should […]
Do you really want to know? If you want the horrible crimes it’s been committing for twenty five years to stop, you and all of us need to know, and we need to push the international community to act. Indicted war criminal Joseph Kony leads this army, but it is more than one maniacal man. […]
End Impunity Brigade member McKenna Powell distributed EI materials and spoke about the LRA at her art installation: “I was pretty quick to choose my topic, which was mostly sprouted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a religious group that rebelled against the government of Uganda starting in 1987. Joseph Kony, a leader of the LRA, is still […]
Joseph Kony, wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes and crimes agains humanity, has been terrorizing Northern Uganda and neighboring countries — including Sudan, Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of Congo — since 1986. His crimes are large in scale. They are mass atrocities. Within the mass, though, there is the […]