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June 22, 2015

by Ananda Robie

Keep Fighting Joseph Kony’s LRA || REBLOG: The Daily Beast

Keep Fighting Joseph Kony’s LRA  Written by: Kathryn Bigelow and Holly Dranginis ++++ In February, a man and his teenage daughter floated in a fishing boat on the Were River, deep in the heart of Garamba National Park, where Congo’s last elephants roam. Out of the forest, four armed rebels appeared, wielding AK-47s and speaking […]

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June 9, 2015

by Invisible Children

A message from Lisa Dougan

After 10 years as our fearless leader, Ben Keesey is passing the torch to Lisa Dougan who will serve as Invisible Children’s new President & CEO in 2015 and beyond. Lisa has worked with Invisible Children since 2006, and there is no one more capable or qualified than her to powerfully push our mission forward. […]

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March 19, 2015

by Ananda Robie

Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

A story can change the world. If you’ve been on the lookout for a good read lately, we’ve got you covered. This week, our staff has been glued to an incredible new book called Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen by Lisa Shannon and Francisca Thelin. It’s a compelling true story about a Congolese woman whose family […]

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December 27, 2014

by Miranda Brown

How I Became an Activist // Reblog: Huffington Post

In the last few weeks, we’ve received countless messages from our friends and supporters, telling their stories of how Invisible Children has affected their life and purpose. This piece from Adam DeAngelis in the Huffington Post is one we found to be particularly inspiring. In the last 10 years, our media and mobilization projects have challenged young […]

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December 11, 2014

by Liz Arthur

#KonyinKingi Update: Your Actions Worked

“While much work remains to end the scourge of the LRA, the United States and our partners look forward to the day when no child is stolen from his or her family, robbed of his or her dignity, and forced into a life of violence.” -Ambassador Samantha Power, speaking to the UNSC on Dec. 10, […]

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November 19, 2014

by Invisible Children

New Report // Kony’s LRA Participating in Illegal Trade

Today Invisible Children is publishing a statement with our partners at The Resolve and the Enough Project to shed light on Joseph Kony’s involvement in the illegal trade of ivory, gold and diamonds. The LRA collects and sells precious minerals and ivory as a means to sustain itself, resupply, and improve its relations with other armed groups. […]

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November 14, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

The LRA poaches elephants to survive

Every day, an estimated 96 elephants are killed throughout Africa; this amounts to nearly 230,000 in the last 5 years. It is unlikely that African elephants will survive if the slaughter continues. The ivory trade is a devastating problem, and it also gives Joseph Kony’s forces the means to continue attacking innocent communities. How the […]

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November 6, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Reblog // Yahoo News: Fugitive Kony is in Sudan

“It’s time for the international community and the Sudanese government to stop looking the other way.” -Paul Ronan, director of Resolve  Last week you joined us in tweeting at ten world leaders as part of our #KonyinKingi campaign. We called on these leaders to use their power and influence to bring Kony to justice and make sure […]

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November 4, 2014

by Miranda Brown

#KonyInKingi Update: Thank you for taking action

Last week, we asked you to tweet at your leaders and demand that Joseph Kony be held accountable for this crimes –  and you came through. Together, you sent over 3,000 tweets. #Victory Because election season is here, we are still waiting to hear back from many of your representatives, but we know they’ve received the message…and we’re […]

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October 27, 2014

by Invisible Children

Take Action Now // Kony in Kafia Kingi

“If you kill one person, you go to jail; if you kill 50,000 people, you probably stay in power. This is why we need international justice.” –Louis Moreno Ocampo, Former Chief Prosecutor of the ICC THE GOOD NEWS: We know where Joseph Kony has been hiding. For the past two years, Kony has frequently received […]

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