Joseph Kony

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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 pounds (82 kg)
ReleegionHoly Spirit Movement
Hauf-marrae(s)Thoucht tae hae 88 wives as o 2007[5]
ChilderThoucht 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. 1.0 1.1 Craine, Anthony. "Joseph Kony". Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Howden, Daniel (8 November 2008). "The deadly cult of Joseph Kony". The Independent. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  3. "Joseph Kony". Retrieved 8 March 2012.
  4. "Wanted Persons - Kony, Joseph". Interpol. 2006. 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 February 2006). "Portrait of Uganda's rebel prophet, painted by wives". Mail & Guardian Online. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  7. Jardin, Xeni (March 8, 2012). "African voices respond to hyper-popular Kony 2012 viral campaign". Boing Boing. Retrieved 8 December 2013.