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March 11, 2020

by Invisible Children

House Passes Bipartisan Resolution on Conflict in CAR

On March 3, the House overwhelmingly adopted H.Res. 387 by a margin of 378 to 7, a clear sign of support for the Central African Republic (CAR).

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March 3, 2020

by Invisible Children

Response to Surge in LRA Escapes Enabled by USAID-funded CRCA Activity

In January 2020, there was a surge of escapees from armed groups in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), eastern Central African Republic (CAR), and Sudan. Over the course of two weeks in January, 12 individuals escaped from armed groups, including nine children. Five other individuals, including two children, escaped from the Lord’s Resistance Army […]

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February 11, 2020

by Invisible Children

Local Approaches to Mediating Conflict between Farmers and Pastoralists in Eastern CAR

  “Recurring issues near Sam Ouandja often involve tensions between pastoralists traveling from South Sudan and Sudan during the dry season and destroying farmers’ fields with their cattle. This was the case in the nearby community of Yangou Wassa, where farmers requested that ex-Seleka factions and local authorities take retributive action against pastoralists in May […]

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January 16, 2020

by Invisible Children

Collaboration and Conservation Key to Ending Violence in Central Africa

Ending violence in central Africa requires a holistic approach and global collaboration.

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October 30, 2019

by Invisible Children

Women, Peace, and Security

19 years ago today, the UN Security Council (UNSC) adopted resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and National Security. This resolution, and seven subsequently related resolutions, dedicate the UN to the idea that “we cannot achieve sustainable peace without women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in all levels of decision-making”. Its measures outline several ways the […]

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October 10, 2019

by Invisible Children

World Mental Health Day: Supporting Mental Health in Isolated Communities

The number one thing Central African community leaders tell us is that they need access to more mental health resources. We’re helping make them available.

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August 20, 2019

by Invisible Children

U.S. Ambassador to CAR, Lucy Tamlyn, Hears from Local Peacebuilders

During a workshop for Peace Committee leaders in eastern CAR, local peace builders had the opportunity to address Ambassador Tamlyn.

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June 17, 2019

by Invisible Children

Central African Innovations Save Lives

In December of 2009, Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) carried out a series of attacks on remote communities in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) known as the Makombo Massacre. Over the course of four days, the LRA travelled along a road, going from town to town, killing more than 300 people, and abducting […]

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May 2, 2019

by Invisible Children

Crisis Tracker Special Alert | Spike in Abductions in DRC

Invisible Children’s conflict analysis experts have identified and exposed an alarming trend in violent abductions in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Between March 1 and April 18, 2019, armed groups, including the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), abducted at least 99 people in the Bas Uele and Haut Uele provinces of DRC. This is a […]

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April 16, 2019

by Invisible Children

The Significance of Omar al-Bashir’s Ousting in Sudan

Last Thursday, April 11th, was a historic day. After months of anti-government protests, the Sudanese military ousted President Omar al-Bashir from power. Sudanese armed forces announced Bashir’s arrest, the suspension of the constitution, and up to a two-year transition period from military to civilian rule with Lt. General Awad Ibn Auf, Bashir’s former defense minister […]

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