Report: Warlord Joseph Kony killing elephants in Congo, trading ivory for supplies in Sudan

October 26, 2015 5:17 PM

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KAMPALA, Uganda – A new report by the watchdog group Enough Project says Lord's Resistance Army rebels in Congo continue to kill elephants for their ivory, which they trade for supplies in Sudanese-controlled territory.

The report is based on interviews with defectors who say the ivory is trafficked from Congo's Garamba National Park to a Sudanese-controlled enclave known as Kafia Kingi, where rebels trade the ivory with Sudanese merchants for food, uniforms and ammunition. The report says the rebels, under direct ...

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