Blog Posts in Lord's Resistance Army

Posted by Enough Team on Oct 5, 2015
(L to R) Francisca Mbikabele Thelin, Sasha Lezhnev, and Paul Ronan testifying

In a moving day on Capitol Hill, a prominent Congolese activist and two LRA experts testified in Congress about the need for continued U.S. support to help end the horrific atrocities of the Lord's Resistance Army in central Africa.

Posted by Rachel Finn on Aug 12, 2015
Elephants in Garamba (Photo by Nuria Ortega/African Parks Network, 2013)

Today, people around the globe are coming together in support of elephants.  This year is particularly important as wildlife trafficking, which includes the poaching of ivory tusks from elephants, continues to pose a large threat to populations of elephants.

Posted by Guest Contributor on Aug 11, 2015

While the Obama administration fights for the life of the Iran nuclear deal, another bipartisan, bicameral effort in United States foreign policy is under way. Then-Senator John Kerry found many allies in 2012 when he and Senator John Boozman (R-AR) introduced the “Rewards for Justice” expansion bill, focused on bringing to justice Joseph Kony and other leaders of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

Posted by Rachel Finn on Aug 6, 2015
Joseph Kony, left, & Vincent Otti, Southern Sudan, 2006 (AP Photo/Stuart Price)

On July 30, Senators Boozman, Durbin, and Inhofe introduced S. Res. 237, and Representatives McGovern and Pitts introduced H. Res. 394, both of which condemn Joseph Kony and the LRA for continuing to perpetrate crimes against humanity, war crimes, and mass atrocities.  

Posted by Enough Team on Jul 21, 2015

This op-ed originally appeared in The Hill. In it, Enough's Sasha Lezhnev and John Prendergast discuss how the Obama administration's policy has helped lead to a 90% reduction in LRA killings but that the President must follow up key issues with the African Union.