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Invisible Children  Our mission is to end the violence and exploitation facing our world's most vulnerable communities.

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"To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." - Nelson Mandela

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much" - Helen Keller

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@marcusbleasdale As the Dominic Ongwen trial continues at the International Criminal Court, the focus returns to Lords Resistance Army victims in Northern Uganda. The charges in this case include abducting children and using them as child soldiers between 2003-2005. Here, an image I took in 2003 shows children who ran for cover to avoid LRA abduction. They huddle together at night for safety in “the Ark” in Gulu. They are just a few of thousands fleeing villages and seeking safety in numbers in Gulu.
The trial is reawakening memories for survivors, who are watching the Court proceedings closely at ICC Outreach screenings. “What I am seeing today,” said one survivor, “Ongwen appearing before the court for trial, has built trust in me; the justice talked about over many years ago is being delivered now to us today.”

"Compassion is our deepest nature. It arises from our interconnection with all things." - Jack Kornfield

Today and every day, we're grateful for leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, who remind us all that our liberty is bound together. #MLKDay

Our 2017 promise is to continue connecting communities in central Africa so that they can stay safe together. Join us by making a tax-deductible donation today. #linkinbio

When Clementine's son was abducted by the LRA, she began volunteering with one of our community partners to help women and children returning from LRA conflict heal from the trauma they've experienced -- and connecting with those she supports has helped her heal from her own.