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#Joseph Kony

# joseph-kony - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'I would do what it takes to survive': former child soldier tells of his time in Kony's army
# Uganda
# Uganda

'I would do what it takes to survive': former child soldier tells of his time in Kony's army

Mar 6th 2018, 8:15 AM 19,655 Views 20 Comments

Denis Ojara was abducted at 14 years of age to serve in the LRA in Northern Uganda.

# joseph-kony - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

Oct 8th 2017, 12:10 PM 19,954 Views 19 Comments

The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.

# joseph-kony - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Kony 2012: One year later, Invisible Children still focused on ending violence
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Kony 2012: One year later, Invisible Children still focused on ending violence

Mar 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,138 Views 17 Comments

This time last year the world first saw the Kony 2012 viral YouTube video. The producers say that although he is yet to be apprehended, they are still focused on ending LRA violence.

# joseph-kony - Monday 21 January, 2013

Ugandan army says it killed top Kony bodyguard
# Kony
# Kony

Ugandan army says it killed top Kony bodyguard

Jan 21st 2013, 8:49 AM 5,540 Views 15 Comments

The body guard to the notorious LRA leader had earned a grim reputation over the abduction of children.

# joseph-kony - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Government commits €50k to rehabilitate former child soldiers
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Government commits €50k to rehabilitate former child soldiers

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:00 AM 1,871 Views 10 Comments

The Minister of State Joe Costello announced the funding on a visit to Sierra Leone yesterday.

# joseph-kony - Sunday 13 May, 2012

LRA commander captured by Ugandan soldiers
# Uganda
# Uganda

LRA commander captured by Ugandan soldiers

May 13th 2012, 4:26 PM 2,821 Views 7 Comments

Ugandan officials say Caesar Acellam was one of Joseph Kony’s top strategists in the LRA.

# joseph-kony - Monday 30 April, 2012

Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support
# Uganda
# Uganda

Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support

Apr 30th 2012, 9:56 PM 3,092 Views 16 Comments

Ugandan officials have repeated past claims that rebel leader Joseph Kony has been receiving support from the Sudanese government.

# joseph-kony - Friday 27 April, 2012

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,676 Views 4 Comments

Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.

# joseph-kony - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Department says it received two emails in relation to 'Kony 2012' campaign
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Department says it received two emails in relation to 'Kony 2012' campaign

Apr 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,894 Views 6 Comments

The campaign to bring the alleged Ugandan warlord to justice was not the subject of any mass lobbying in Ireland.

# joseph-kony - Friday 20 April, 2012

EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"

Apr 20th 2012, 9:44 PM 4,608 Views 12 Comments

Catherine Ashton declares the EU’s support for a Joint Operations Centre to combat the Lord’s Resistance Army.

# joseph-kony - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Makers of Kony video ‘spied for Ugandan government’ – WikiLeaks
# Uganda
# Uganda

Makers of Kony video ‘spied for Ugandan government’ – WikiLeaks

Apr 10th 2012, 7:41 PM 4,872 Views 8 Comments

A US embassy cable published by WikiLeaks suggests a former child soldier was arrested after an Invisible Children tip-off.

# joseph-kony - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Video: Invisible Children release sequel video to Kony 2012
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Video: Invisible Children release sequel video to Kony 2012

Apr 5th 2012, 4:14 PM 3,191 Views 14 Comments

The original Kony 2012 video has been watched by almost 90 million people on YouTube – now the charity has released a second video responding to criticisms.

# joseph-kony - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today

Apr 3rd 2012, 11:24 AM 2,121 Views 13 Comments

The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.

# joseph-kony - Saturday 17 March, 2012

'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation

Mar 17th 2012, 4:01 PM 6,472 Views 22 Comments

Jason Russell’s wife says that he “did some irrational things brought on by extreme exhaustion and dehydration”.

# joseph-kony - Friday 9 March, 2012

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits

Mar 9th 2012, 9:25 PM 10,709 Views 75 Comments

Critics have suggested an ulterior motive for Jason Russell’s campaign to bring alleged war criminal Joseph Kony to justice through a viral video campaign.

# joseph-kony - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'

Mar 7th 2012, 9:39 PM 9,747 Views 57 Comments

A viral video has sparked a campaign to bring the Ugandan leader to the International Criminal Court but concerns have been raised about the charity behind the attempt.