Lord's Resistance Army
In two months, the brutal militia has kidnapped triple the number of children in the Central African Republic than during all of 2015.
Major General Ongwen was a notoriously brutal top commander who spent his entire adult life in the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) which terrorized communities in Northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.
One villager was killed during the raids.
From a charismatic 4-year-old to a moody teenager to a delicate older woman, Diana Johnson's portraits show that HIV doesn't shape a person.
“These tusks [are going] into a part of the world where it's too dangerous for us to go.”
Hunger engulfs almost a billion of the globe's citizens but inadequate nutrition is an even broader epidemic that consumes millions of healthy lives, from the richest nations to the poorest subsistence farmers.
"You know, when we talk about gender-based violence, who are the ones suffering most? Women," she answered. "Gender-based
Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe has been hailed as a hero for her efforts in Uganda to educate girls and rescue those attacked by
ISIS and their ilk are little more than the pirate communities of old. They may use religious rhetoric to rationalize their grisly crimes, to justify their punishments, or to attract new recruits from abroad. Yet, their agenda is not religious and it is not new.
The soaring demand for products derived from wildlife has pushed several iconic species --including elephants, rhinos, and tigers, as well as many lesser known species -- toward the precipice of extinction. This is a global crisis for both wildlife and people, particularly local communities.
Since our first visit Adam has become one of our heroes and is arguably one of the most knowledgeable individuals regarding the Lord's Resistance Army conflict in Central Africa Republic.
A 5,000-strong AU Regional Task Force, supported by about 100 U.S. Special Forces, has been hunting Kony and his fighters
During a trip to Juba, South Sudan to cover the referendum for independence, photojournalist Robin Hammond came across a story he had never seen adequately depicted, when he saw, as he tells FotoEvidence, a mentally ill girl begging at the side of the road.
UPDATE: 5:45 p.m. -- Mulvaney Communications Director Stephanie Faile told The Huffington Post that the LRA reference was