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Joseph Kony
BornJoseph Kony
Julie–September 1961 (age 52) [1]
Odek, Uganda[2][3]
Kent forLeader o the Lord's Resistance Airmy (LRA)
Hicht5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[4]
Wicht180 pound (82 kg)
ReleegionHoly Spirit Movement
Hauf-marrae(s)Thoucht tae hae 88 wives as o 2007[5]
BairnsThoucht tae hae 42 childer as o 2006[6]

Joseph Kony (pronoonced IPA: [koɲ];[7] born sometime atween Julie an September 1961)[1] is the leader o the Lord's Resistance Airmy (LRA), a guerrilla group which uised tae operate in Uganda. While initially purporting tae ficht against govrenment suppression, the LRA allegedly turned against Kony's ain supporters, supposedly tae "purify" the Acholi fowk an turn Uganda intae a theocracy.[2]

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  1. a b Craine, Anthony. "Joseph Kony". Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 7 Mairch 2012.
  2. a b Howden, Daniel (8 November 2008). "The deadly cult of Joseph Kony". The Independent. Retrieved 7 Mairch 2012.
  3. "Joseph Kony". Nndb.com. Retrieved 8 Mairch 2012.
  4. "Wanted Persons - Kony, Joseph". Interpol. 2006. Archived frae the original on 28 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  5. Green, Matthew (2008). The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa's Most Wanted. Portobello Books. p. 136. ISBN 978-1-84627-031-4.
  6. Beatrice Debut Gulu (10 Februar 2006). "Portrait of Uganda's rebel prophet, painted by wives". Mail & Guardian Online. Retrieved 7 Mairch 2012.
  7. Jardin, Xeni (8 Mairch 2012). "African voices respond to hyper-popular Kony 2012 viral campaign". Boing Boing. Retrieved 8 December 2013.