Lord's Resistance Army


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Noun1.Lord's Resistance Army - a quasi-religious rebel group in Uganda that terrorized and raped women and kidnapped children who were forced to serve in the army
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Republic of Uganda, Uganda - a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
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And the amount - which will be invested by Self Help Africa to help 1,000 households to rebuild their lives in a region of Uganda ravaged by warlord Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - is to be matched by the UK Government as part of its UK Aid Match programme, thus doubling the scale and impact of the charity's Give2Grow campaign.
Both designated persons facilitated the transfer of ivory, weapons, and money in support of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
THOUSANDS of troops hunted for Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony in a mission costing some PS760million.
Among their topics are radicalized youth: oppositional poses and positions, gendered dynamics of armed insurgencies, Democratic Republic of Congo: the democratization of militarized politics, Nigeria: the adaptability of the Boko Haram rebellion, Somalia: al-Shabaab and the accidental jihadists, Uganda: the longevity of the Lord's Resistance Army, and Africa's insurgents in comparative perspective.
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) leader Major General Joseph Kony, is seen at peace negotiations in Ri-Kwangba, South Sudan on November 30, 2008 (Reuters)
Having spent almost three years with the group before finally making his escape, George's story--based on many hours of interviews with acknowledged LRA expert Ledio Cakaj--provides a unique, unsettling, and often brutal insight into the inner workings of the Lord's Resistance Army, as well as the mind of its leader and self-appointed prophet.
KAMPALA, Ramadan 5, 1437, Jun 10, 2016, SPA -- Uganda plans to withdraw by the end of the year troops involved in an operation to hunt down Lord's Resistance Army rebels in Central African Republic, a military spokesman said on Friday, Reuters reported.
A UN peacekeeper from Morocco was killed in the Central African Republic while on patrol near a village that came under attack, allegedly by rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army, a UN spokesman said Monday.
The author was one of 60,000 children abducted by the violent African rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army. Forced to be a wife to a LRA leader after her capture in Uganda, Amony returned home after eleven years to find her experiences had created a stigma for her and her children.
"Dominique Ongwen was one of the most senior commanders in the Lord's Resistance Army, the LRA."
"As Africa stands against terror and conflict, I want you to know the United States stands with you," Obama said in a speech to the African Union, highlighting threats ranging from Somalia's Shebab, Boko Haram in Nigeria, insurgents in Mali and Tunisia, and the Uganda-led Lord's Resistance Army rebels in central Africa.
Aguer blamed the assault on the Lord's Resistance Army, a rebel group led by Joseph Kony that emerged in Uganda about 25 years ago.