LRA

African States and UN agree to beef up measures against Lord’s Resistance Army

Central African countries affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and the United Nations agreed to toughen up measures against the notorious rebel group to stop its deadly activities on the continent.

Condemning Lord’s Resistance Army atrocities, Security Council demands surrender

The Security Council today strongly condemned the persistent attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) across Central Africa, demanding that the group end its atrocities against civilians and that its members disarms and surrender.

Notorious rebel group becoming more deadly in DR Congo attacks – UN

The notorious rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is carrying out ever more deadly attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and also continues to abduct children to use as soldiers in its ranks, United Nations aid workers reported today.

UN relief chief welcomes US move against Ugandan rebel group

Citing the horrors he himself witnessed during a recent African tour, the United Nations humanitarian chief today praised United States legislation seeking to protect civilians from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), the notorious Ugandan rebel group.

Ugandan rebel group stepping up attacks, UN refugee agency reports

The United Nations refugee agency today sounded the alarm at the dramatic rise in both the frequency and brutality of attacks against civilians by a notorious Ugandan rebel group operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR).

UN humanitarian chief calls for stronger steps against Ugandan rebels in DR Congo

On the eve of the anniversary of last year’s Christmas Day massacre of at least 477 civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by the rebel Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the top United Nations humanitarian official called for stronger measures to protect civilians still vulnerable to attacks.

Ugandan rebels murder, rape, mutilate, displace thousands in DR Congo, Sudan – UN

In a 10-month rampage of killings, rape and mutilation in neighbouring countries that may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, the rebel Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), has killed some 1,300 civilians, abducted 1,400 more, including hundreds of children and women, and displaced nearly 300,000 others, the United Nations reported today.

Security Council calls on UN forces to help protect civilians from Ugandan rebels

The Security Council today called on United Nations missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR) and Sudan to coordinate strategies to protect civilians from the rebel Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which has killed, kidnapped and displaced thousands of people.

Ban urges immediate release of children associated with Ugandan rebels

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to work with the United Nations for the immediate release of all children associated with the Ugandan rebel group that is notorious for its abduction and use of child soldiers.

Ugandan rebels drive thousands from their homes in southern Sudan - UN

Fresh attacks carried out by a notorious Ugandan rebel group have uprooted thousands of people and spreading panic in southern Sudan, forcing the United Nations to suspend its humanitarian work in the area, the world body's refugee arm said today.