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January 29, 2016

by Invisible Children

FROM THE ENOUGH PROJECT || The Dominic Ongwen Trial

For the past week, the world has watched as the trial of former LRA Commander, Dominic Ongwen moved forward with a confirmation of charges hearing. Below, our colleagues at the Enough Project provide helpful information on how these proceedings have developed and their significance both for LRA-affected communities and for the world of international criminal justice. In addition […]

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January 25, 2016

by Invisible Children

ReBlog || As the world watches Ongwen, LRA adds chapter to brutal legacy

In 2015, Joseph Kony’s fighters abducted 103 people in Central African Republic (CAR). In just the first three weeks of 2016, they’ve already abducted 94 individuals. Below, our colleague Paul Ronan of the LRA Crisis Initiative provides his analysis for the sudden and extremely concerning surge in LRA activities. As the World Watches Ongwen, LRA […]

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January 21, 2016

by Invisible Children

UPDATE: Trial Moves Ahead for Former Deputy to Kony

The world is watching this week as the International Criminal Court (ICC) moves forward with the trial proceedings for Dominic Ongwen, former top commander of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Of course, everyone here at Invisible Children is watching, too. For some context, Ongwen was abducted by the LRA as a young boy in […]

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September 23, 2015

by Invisible Children

Did the U.S. government get a letter from Kony?

In an article published by Gawker this week, a former U.S. Marine named Jason Constantine claims to have established recent communication with Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) leader, Joseph Kony, with the help of a Ugandan former LRA commander, who has been living in Uganda for several years. According to Gawker, Mr. Constantine also claims that […]

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August 13, 2015

by Invisible Children

Ingenious National Geographic project on Ivory Trade & Kony

In addition to terrorizing hundreds of thousands of children and families in central Africa, Joseph Kony has now found a way to finance his crimes by killing off one of the world’s most beautiful and endangered species. TAKE ACTION TODAY TO HELP STOP KONY’S VIOLENCE Together, we’ve made incredible progress toward ending Joseph Kony’s violence, […]

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January 8, 2015

by Invisible Children

What The Surrender of Dominic Ongwen Means to Me || By Ben Keesey

Reports surfaced on Tuesday that senior LRA commander and International Criminal Court (ICC)  indictee Dominic Ongwen is in the custody of U.S. military forces in the Central African Republic (CAR), and that he may have surrendered voluntarily. If officially confirmed, this will be a defining moment in the mission to stop the Lord’s Resistance Army […]

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January 6, 2015

by Invisible Children

Top LRA commander Dominic Ongwen in US custody in Central African Republic

An update on January 15th, 2015 from our Director of International Programs and Policy Advisor, Lisa Dougan:The U.S. military in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR), have handed Ongwen over the the African Union forces in Obo (aka the Ugandan military). It has been reported that Ongwen will be taken to the ICC for trial, with the […]

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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 23, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Invisible Children programs continuing in 2015

As you’ve probably heard, Invisible Children will be undergoing some major changes in 2015. Namely, we are downsizing the bulk of our U.S. programs and operations to prioritize our political advocacy and central Africa programs through 2015. But what does this mean? Below is an outline of exactly which of our programs will be sticking […]

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December 16, 2014

by Invisible Children

Invisible Children’s Official Statement // 2015 Transition

INVISIBLE CHILDREN ANNOUNCES MAJOR CHANGES TO US OPERATIONS Non-profit organization working to bring a permanent end to the violence of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Central and East Africa will launch Finishing Fund to underwrite protection programs, and Citizen Volunteer Network to continue activism efforts before closing the doors on US headquarters SAN […]

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