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November 21, 2014

by Liz Arthur

DRC declared Ebola-free // Reblog

A few weeks ago, we gave you an overview of the 2014 Ebola crisis – including the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In the past week, DRC was declared free of Ebola. The virus killed 49 people there during a three-month outbreak, and has reportedly now been contained. + + DR Congo declares itself Ebola […]

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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 13, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

ON THE RADAR // Two Motorcyclists Attacked by Suspected LRA

Over the past few weeks, the situation in LRA-affected areas has been relatively calm. Despite a recent resurgence of violence in the south of the Central African Republic (CAR), there have not been as many reported incidents, looting or attacks in the northern part of the country. While this is a welcome respite for the […]

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November 11, 2014

by Invisible Children

Out of Alibis: Now is the Time to End the LRA Conflict for Good

For the last 10 years, Joseph Kony has not been an easy man to find.  He has crisscrossed thousands of miles of central African wilderness on foot, managing to elude persistent military pursuit and an indictment issued by the International Criminal Court. That is why, in light of the recent LRA Crisis Tracker report placing […]

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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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October 29, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Reblog // New Statesman: Kony is Africa’s Forgotten Scourge

“The conflict in northern Uganda is the biggest forgotten, neglected humanitarian emergency in the world today.”     –Jan Egeland, former Under-Secretary-General of the UN  During Kony 2012, we made Joseph Kony a household name and brought international attention to the atrocities committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army. Since that time, much of the hype and media attention […]

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October 28, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

2014 Ebola Outbreak // Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve all read the headlines and heard the newscasts: the 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, and is primarily affecting the countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone (all in West Africa). Here at Invisible Children, we are no strangers to the Ebola virus; in 2012, an outbreak spread across Uganda, personally affecting […]

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September 29, 2014

by Invisible Children

BBC World Service // LRA releases record numbers

Listen to the interview here: This morning, our CEO Ben Keesey and formerly abducted LRA child soldier Ocitti David Okech talked to BBC World Service about the major increase of LRA escapes over the past few months and how Invisible Children is capitalizing on this to get more LRA abductees out. To support the life-saving work Ben and […]

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August 14, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Reblog from The Resolve // Healing their image: Congolese perceptions of MONUSCO

The following article is reblogged from Paul Ronan and our partners at The Resolve. Since its founding in 2007, The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative has worked to end violent atrocities perpetrated by the LRA and to support the sustainable recovery of communities in East and central Africa affected by LRA abuses. Ronan’s recent article about MONUSCO troops (UN peacekeeping mission) in Democratic Republic […]

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August 8, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Conflict in Gaza // Our liberty is bound together

As conflict reignited between Israel and Palestine in Gaza, you, our supporters, have called on us to respond. We know this is a terrible conflict that has changed the lives of thousands of people. It is with this somber understanding that we attempt to summarize our thoughts on the conflict in Gaza. First off, we […]

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