Human Trafficking and Joseph Kony’s “Wife”

by (@TheIRD) November 9, 2012

By Mikhail Bell Most American 16-year-olds anticipate the thrill of finally receiving a driver’s license and junior prom. Across the pond in Central Africa, different realities inform the teenage experience, as the rescue of Joseph Kony’s wife showed. In February, Invisible Children (IC) staff, as part of an UN-funded flier program, announced a high-profile individual: […]

Invisible Children’s MOVE:DC Takes on Human Trafficking

by (@TheIRD) October 23, 2012

By Mikhail Bell Released on October 7, Invisible Children’s (IC) new documentary “MOVE” attempts to set the record straight about co-founder Jason Russell’s public meltdown and what is really at stake if Joseph Kony is not captured before January 1, 2013. The new 31-minute documentary clarifies where IC went succeeded, where they erred, and what they are […]

Two Murderers and a Martyr

by (@Cuchulain09) February 26, 2009

  The following originally appeared in a recent IRD Weekly e-newsletter.  If you would like to receive our weekly e-newsletter, register as an IRD User today.   Two weeks ago, February 16, 2009, was the celebration of Presidents’ Day here in the United States. But in Uganda, February 16 was the anniversary of martyrdom. On February 16, […]

Displace Me. Crackers, Water, Cardboard…Child Soldiers

by (@TheIRD) April 27, 2007

    “Young people who are haunted and changed by what they have learned about Northern Uganda are making a difference.” —Faith J. H. McDonnell, Director, Religious Liberty Programs   _________________________ Washington, DC—This Saturday, April 28, an all night rally titled “Displace Me,” will show solidarity with the 1.5 million displaced people of Northern Uganda. […]