Category: Lord’s Resistance Army

Lord’s Resistance Army said to have killed scores of people in Congo church

Joseph Kony, terrorist The Ugandan army on Sunday accused Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels of hacking to death 45 people in a church in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

“They were cut with pangas (machetes) and hit with clubs but some luckily managed to escape. Our forces came to know about the killings while pursuing the LRA yesterday and the pursuit is on for the killers.”

Three armies raid Lord’s Resistance Army camp

Joseph Kony Congo’s national army joined Ugandan forces and southern Sudanese militia in a military operation Sunday meant to root out pockets of the Lord’s Resistance Army — which had been preparing to launch an assault on Uganda from camps in eastern Congo, a joint statement from the three said.

The Lord’s Resistance Army — led by Joseph Kony, who claims spiritual powers — sought to overthrow its government, demanding the constitution be replaced with a version of the Ten Commandments.

The urge to kill haunts me

She was abducted by the rebels in 2003 when she was only 11 years old. She was a brave and fearless soldier who killed many. After five years in captivity, she decided to escape. She told Gladys Kalibbala her life in the bush and how it has affected her. I hid behind the door to find means of killing Sarah as I was feeling very angry,” recalls Emma Atine (not real name). Ruefully she admits possessing the urge to kill, which torments her. Initiated into killing people while a rebel captive, the 16-year-old girl narrates how she recently attempted to