This conflict, which has forced tens of thousands to flee their homes in the last month alone, is entirely separate from Congo's insurgency around the eastern city of Goma.
Ever since its birth in Northern Uganda two decades ago, the LRA has filled its ranks by abducting children. These innocent victims – at least 20,000 of whom have fallen into the LRA's hands – are tortured, brainwashed and turned into soldiers or sexual playthings.
Today, the LRA and its psychotic leader, Joseph Kony, have been driven out of Uganda. But Kony has found refuge in Congo, where he runs a rebel headquarters located in Garamba National Park, a World Heritage Site where central Africa's last white rhinos were once protected. Full story...