It has been confirmed that at least 16 people were killed in Central African Republic (CAR) last week. The unidentified assailants, suspected to be LRA, killed six civilians and abducted an additional 12. The civilians then killed four of the attackers in self-defense. The assailants went on to kill six more, decapitating the victims in a reprisal [...] Read More
On the dashboard of an Invisible Children Uganda vehicle.
U.S. Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice, Stephen Rapp, announced the expansion of the State Department’s War Crimes Rewards program at 9:30pm PST today. Under this program — which is part of the broader Rewards for Justice program – the State Department is authorized to offer awards of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction [...] Read More
Today the United States celebrates Veterans Day – a day set aside to honor all U.S. armed service veterans and ensure that they know we deeply appreciate the sacrifices they have made to keep our country free. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of [...] Read More
Our partners at Resolve published the below article regarding the announcement of the United States’ innovative program to protect people from LRA attacks. As always, well-written & incredibly insightful. On October 3, the U.S. announced the release of up to 15 million dollars to help protect communities being targeted by LRA attacks in southeast Central African Republic (CAR). [...] Read More
Protests in Libya brought on by an obscure U.S. film that ridiculed Islam’s prophet Muhammad, escalated into a fiery attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. One protest resulted in the killing of four Americans, among them U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher “Chris” Stevens. In a statement released today, President Barack Obama vowed to [...] Read More
Interesting article from CNN about a recent study: Which country is the best at putting the Web to use? That would be Sweden, according to a new report spearheaded by Tim Berners-Lee, the guy who basically invented the World Wide Web (and who had a role in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics). The [...] Read More
Sometimes – when you ask nicely – U.S. Congress makes $10 million available for protecting families at risk of LRA attacks. That’s good money. Thanks to everyone out there who called, tweeted, or met with their Members of Congress. Nice work. Check out Resolve’s blog post about it. Resolve is our partner in KONY 2012 [...] Read More