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Is Joseph Kony hiding in Darfur?

Hillary Clinton didn't publicly mention Kony during her stop in South Sudan, but his presence in Darfur could mean more trouble in the world's newest nation.
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A girl stands in Juba, capital of South Sudan, the world's newest country. Hillary Clinton visited Juba this week amid reports that Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army had returned to Sudan and were hiding in Darfur, threatening the peace Clinton is trying to maintain between the two countries. (Paula Bronstein/AFP/Getty Images)
If it's true that Kony is under Sudan's wing, it could mean terrible things for the already fragile peace treaty between South Sudan and its neighbor to the north, from which it separated just last July.

African Union force to hunt Joseph Kony

The African Union is launching a new military force to hunt down warlord Joseph Kony.

Kony 2012 campaign criticized for dumbing down conflict

Although the group's new campaign has received immense support from celebrities and policymakers, critics of the filmmakers and their viral video are not in short supply.

Viral campaign "Kony 2012" set to take down war criminal (VIDEO)

In perhaps the most ambitious viral marketing campaign in the history of the internet, Kony 2012 looks to use the web and social media to hunt down and arrest an indicted war criminal before year's end.

In one of the most ambitious viral marketing campaigns in internet history, activists are hoping the web can take down one of the world’s most wanted war criminals, Joseph Kony of the Lord’s Resistance Army.

The internet exploded in response to a video about Kony, the fanatical Ugandan man who heads the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a violent rebel group that says it wants to rule by the Ten Commandments but is known for committing atrocities against civilians in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued arrest warrants for five leading members of the LRA, including Kony, in October of 2005 on 33 charges including murder, rape, and the enlistment of child soldiers. Since 1987, the ICC estimates that the LRA has kidnapped more than 30,000 children and forced them into combat.

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In less than 48 hours after the 30-minute documentary was posted to various sites across the web, the "Kony 2012" campaign was trending worldwide on Twitter, covering Facebook newsfeeds and on the front page of Reddit. The campaign, produced by the Invisible Children movement, seeks to make Joseph Kony one of the most infamous people in the world. 

“If the world knows who Joseph Kony is, it will unite to stop him. It starts here,” reads the campaigns website


AU declares Lord's Resistance Army terrorists

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