Kony's Christian Rebels Still Threaten Central African Republic

  • Lord's Resistance Army active in east of country, UN says
  • Armed group earning revenue from ivory, gold-smuggling

The Lord’s Resistance Army was founded by former Catholic altar boy Joseph Kony, seen here in 2006, and emerged in northern Uganda about three decades ago claiming to be inspired by the Christian bible’s 10 commandments. Rights groups accuse Kony and his militia of atrocities. Photographer: Stuart Price/AFP via Getty Images

Lawlessness in the Central African Republic is helping Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army continue its almost 30-year regional campaign of killings and abductions, according to a United Nations report.

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