Joseph Kony

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Beatrice Amono (42): Her brother and uncle were killed in the 2004 Lukodi massacre. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Victims of a Ugandan former child soldier turned rebel militia commander who was convicted this week by the International Criminal Court (ICC) are cal(...)

Young boys listen to a radio broadcasting the verdict in the ruling against Dominic Ongwen, a former LRA commander, in his home village of Coorom, northern Uganda. Photograph:  Sally Hayden

There was almost total silence as a single radio set broadcast 61 guilty verdicts of war crimes and crimes against humanity to Dominic Ongwen’s family(...)

Musician turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, at his home in Wakiso, Uganda, on Friday, announcing  his plans to take president Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni/AFP via Getty Images

Uganda’s opposition has petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) to begin an investigation into senior government officials – including long-(...)

Child soldiers watch the inauguration of Yoweri Museveni in 1986. Photograph: William Campbell/Sygma via Getty

The verdict is due in January in the war crimes trial of Dominic Ongwen, former child soldier and commander of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army. But(...)

DJ Kampire on stage during  Nyege Nyege, the annual four-day international music festival, in Jinja, Uganda. Photograph:  Martin Kharumwa

Last September, I spent four days on the banks of the river Nile in eastern Uganda. All day and night there was music, from traditional instruments fu(...)

A police officer chases street vendors in Kampala, Uganda, on March 26th after Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni directed the public to stay home for 32 days to curb the spread of Covid-19. Photograph: Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty Images

The 5am darkness filled with distant wails, at first sounding like a ghostly wind. Then the clattering and shouting grew louder. Across Gulu, a livel(...)

Villagers in Kololo in Kirandango district. Photograph: Fionn McCann Photography

On a sweaty afternoon in a facility about an hour north of Ugandan capital Kampala, Richie Rugaya and his colleagues are busy showing off their coffee(...)

National security adviser John Bolton denounced the legitimacy of The Hague-based court at a speech to the Federalist Society on Monday. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday it would “continue to do its work undeterred” a day after US national security adviser John Bol(...)

Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier and senior commander in Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), smiles at the International Criminal Court  in The Hague, on December 6th, 2016. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AFP/Getty Images

The first former child soldier to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) has pleaded not guilty to more than 70 war crimes and crimes ag(...)

Intended to strengthen authoritarian states, the Kalashnikov gained outlaw credibility, morphing to a symbol of revolt, blowback, crime and jihad.  Photograph: Attila Futaki/The New York Times

Time and again it’s the same. A lone gunman or a small group of killers with rifles commits spectacular crimes that seize the attention of the world.(...)

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