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Efforts to arrest Joseph Kony must respect human rights

08 March 2012 The arrest of Joseph Kony, a prominent leader of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA), must be carried out in accordance with human rights standards, Amnesty International said today following the massive public response to the Kony 2012 campaign. Kony and three other LRA leaders have evaded capture since 2005 when they were charged by the International Criminal Court (ICC) with crimes against humanity and a raft of war crimes, including murder, forcible enlistment of children under the age of 15, sexual slavery and rape.  For many years, Amnesty International has been calling…

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