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May 25, 2016

by Invisible Children

On the Radar || LRA Group In Garamba

In recent weeks, our LRA Crisis Tracker team has gathered a series of reports through our Early Warning Network indicating the renewed presence of an LRA group within DR Congo’s Garamba National Park in eastern Congo. Garamba, one of Africa’s oldest national parks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been consistently targeted by the LRA in […]

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May 19, 2016

by Invisible Children

This Day in History || The Lukodi Massacre

Today marks the 12th anniversary of one of the most brutal attacks committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda. On May 19th, 2004, more than sixty people lost their lives at the hands of Joseph Kony’s army in what has since been called the Lukodi Massacre. Last month, our Invisible Children team […]

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May 8, 2016

by Invisible Children

Who runs the world? Moms like Melanie.

This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating one of the best moms we know. Meet Melanie Zawadi, Invisible Children’s Head of Office in DR Congo. Back in 2010, when Invisible Children first started working with communities in DR Congo (DRC) targeted by LRA violence, Melanie was one of the first community leaders we met. We were introduced […]

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May 3, 2016

by Invisible Children

Behind the Scenes || 2016 Regional Summit

Last month, the Invisible Children US team headed to central Africa for our 2016 Regional Summit. This Summit is a time for us to meet in person with our staff and partners who do the day-to-day work of ending LRA violence and helping communities recover. It’s an important opportunity to listen to the voices of […]

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April 25, 2016

by Invisible Children

THREE KILLED AND TWO WOUNDED BY ELEPHANT POACHERS IN GARAMBA NATIONAL PARK, DRC

Our Invisible Children team grieves the loss of three park rangers in Garamba National Park who were killed this weekend in clash with armed poachers. Our hearts go out to the families of these fallen rangers, and to our colleagues at African Parks who continue to courageously protect some of our world’s most endangered and […]

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March 14, 2016

by Invisible Children

Behind the Scenes with Paul Ronan

Have you met our BFF, Paul Ronan? Paul Ronan is the Director of The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative, one of our greatest allies in efforts to end LRA violence, and a total gem. You may remember his reflections on crossing mildly-treacherous central African creeks with our Early Warning Network teams in a blog late last year. Paul […]

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March 8, 2016

by Invisible Children

Newsweek highlights LRA Crisis Tracker and surge of LRA violence in CAR

Last week, Newsweek published an editorial authored by our CEO, Lisa Dougan, and Paul Ronan of the Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative, in which they reflected on the alarming increase in attacks and abductions by Joseph Kony’s fighters in eastern Central African Republic (CAR), and the critical role that brave community members are playing in exposing these crimes […]

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March 4, 2016

by Invisible Children

Crisis Tracker Highlights Need in LRA-affected Communities

This week we released our newest LRA Crisis Tracker report together with our partners at The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative. The State of the LRA in 2016 highlights key trends in the movements and tactics of Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) over the past year. CLICK HERE TO READ THE STATE OF […]

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March 1, 2016

by Invisible Children

La hausse des enlèvements d’enfants par la LRA dans l’est de la RCA démontre la ténacité de Kony

Un projet de Invisible Children et The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative +Hausse de la violence par la LRA dans l’est de la RCA en 2016, y compris l’enlèvement de dizaine d’enfants +Les attaques et les enlèvements de la LRA persistent au Congo, motivés par le braconnage des éléphants +Malgré des défections de haut profils, moins […]

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February 27, 2016

by Invisible Children

Spike in LRA child abductions in eastern CAR highlights Kony’s resilience

A project of Invisible Children and The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative + Surge in LRA violence in eastern CAR in 2016, including abduction of dozens of children + LRA attacks and abductions persist in Congo, driven by elephant poaching + Despite high profile defections, fewer LRA fighters escaping in recent years + Presence of LRA […]

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