PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

meanwhile, in the Sudan

"Since being displaced from Uganda four years ago, a vicious group of militants — known as the Lord's Resistance Army — has pillaged, murdered and raped its way through the remote forests of Central Africa and southern Sudan.

"A new bill in Congress calls on the United States to come up with a comprehensive strategy for dealing with the cult-like group's leader, Joseph Kony, and helping bring an end to the horrific violence. But civilians continue to suffer. Tired of waiting for help, many villagers in South Sudan are trying to fight back.

"To protect themselves, residents of Western Equatoria state have formed self-defense forces in dozens of villages. The ad hoc commandos call themselves 'Arrow Boys' after their most popular weapon — arrows dipped in poison."

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