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July 22, 2016

by Invisible Children

LRA Crisis Tracker Report Indicates Kony May Be Rebuilding

This week we released our newest LRA Crisis Tracker report together with our partners at The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative. The Midyear 2016 Security Brief highlights key trends in the movements and tactics of Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) so far this year. CLICK HERE TO READ THE MIDYEAR 2016 SECURITY BRIEF The […]

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July 20, 2016

by Invisible Children

Kony’s LRA resurgent as Ugandan military plans withdrawal from central Africa

A project of Invisible Children and The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative + LRA abducted 344 people in CAR from January–June 2016, highest midyear figure there since 2010 + Kony’s orders led to dozens of child abductions + LRA poaching group returned to DR Congo’s Garamba National Park + 12 women and children released from LRA captivity in June […]

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July 14, 2016

by Invisible Children

HOW WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING AFFECTS COMMUNITIES

Illegal poaching and ivory trafficking by armed groups like the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) affect more than just elephants. In places like central Africa, wildlife poaching and trafficking also place local communities in immediate danger, and serves as a revenue stream for armed groups that ultimately perpetuates more violence and exploitation.   Communities in and […]

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June 23, 2016

by Invisible Children

ICC SENTENCES FORMER CONGOLESE VP TO 18 YEARS FOR WAR CRIMES

Just days ago, on June 21, the International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced Jean-Pierre Bemba, former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to 18 years in jail for war crimes committed in the Central African Republic (CAR). The crimes for which Bemba has been sentenced, were committed by soldiers under his command in […]

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June 20, 2016

by Invisible Children

ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY WE STAND #WithRefugees

Nearly 60 million people around the world live displaced, including thousands in central Africa, forced to leave their homes because of the violence of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and other armed groups. So today, on World Refugee Day we’re joining the United Nations to stand in solidarity #WithRefugees. Today, and every day, we honor […]

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June 18, 2016

by Invisible Children

Papa Joseph || Father of Invisible Children CAR

This Father’s Day, we want to introduce you to the incomparable Papa Joseph, Invisible Children’s Early Warning Network Project Assistant in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR). Papa Joseph hails from Zemio, CAR, a small town near the DR Congo (DRC) border and not far from Obo, where our Invisible Children CAR office is located. In […]

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June 10, 2016

by Invisible Children

Ugandan Government Announces Plans to Abandon Mission to Stop Kony

June 14th, 2016 at 3:00pm EST Last week, the Ugandan military announced plans to withdraw its troops from the Central African Republic (CAR), where they have been the primary contributing force to the African Union mission to apprehend Joseph Kony and end the violence of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). They announced that this withdrawal […]

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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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