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Author: Victoria Bosselman and Katherine Wycisk

Activists To Congress: End Africa’s Longest Conflict

Activists To Congress: End Africa's Longest Conflict
In an event described as “epic” and “amazingggg” on Twitter, an estimated 1,700 activists gathered in Washington this week to advocate for an end to the more than 20-year terror of the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, in Central Africa. The two-day event consisted of a conference and a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill. The “How It Ends” conference opened with a line-up of high-profile activists and officials, beginning with the co-founders of Invisible Children and Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. In his address, Ocampo emphasized that justice takes time and called on activists ...
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