Posts Tagged: lord’s resistance army

Protecting children in armed conflict

by Madeline Bacchus, Sarah Hoyle, and Willa Van Camp The 7466th Security Council Meeting focused on children and armed conflict. The primary goal of the meeting was to vote on Resolution 2225 which would recognize child abduction, one of the six grave violations of children’s rights, as a criteria for inclusion in  the annex of… Read more »

Kony 2012 and children in armed conflict

by Jessica Hawkinson Millions of viewers have tuned in to the KONY2012 video and campaign, recently released by the organization Invisible Children. The campaign encourages public support for the arrest of Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), who is wanted for trial by the International Criminal Court. Kony is charged for,… Read more »

Preparing for the South Sudan referendum

As the day for the referendum in South Sudan (and hopefully the referendum in Abyei) draws near, here are some observations, reflections, and resources: Pray with the people of Sudan Fast with the people of Sudan Letter to WCC member…

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Open statement on the Lord’s Resistance Army

Open Statement on the Lord’s Resistance Army by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect One year ago today, over the course of four days, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) slaughtered 300 people in Haute Uele province in the…

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The Killing of the Innocents in Congo

From America: The National Catholic Weekly by Kevin Clarke, originally posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 05:51:23 PM You may be aware that conditions in Sudan are reaching a crisis point as the referendum on southern independence comes up January…

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Protect civilians in southern Sudan

Valerie Amos, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, today called for better protection of civilians in southern Sudan when visiting thousands of people who have fled their homes over the past three years because of persistent…

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The Reckoning

Mark your calendar (and set your Tivo) for Tuesday, July 14th so you can watch PBS’s new documentary on the International Criminal Court (ICC): “The Reckoning.” The film should air at 10 pm in most areas, but check here to…

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