Breaking News

2 people shot in JC December 22, 2014

‘Tony’ tells story of Invisible Children

A few youths may be seen Tuesday wearing black T-shirts and tape across their mouths.

Read additional details in our newspaper or e-Edition. Newspaper subscribers: Click on an e-Edition article and log in using your current account information at no extra charge. For e-edition help, e-mail circ@newstribune.com. Click here to purchase the full version of archived articles.

They’re joining with others concerned about the devastation left by the 25-year war in Central Africa waged by the Lord’s Resistance Army against innocent villages.

The 25 Hours of Silence reflects the thousands of voiceless children abducted from their homes and forced to be child-soldiers or sex slaves, said Melissa Hatfield, First Baptist Church associate pastor.

Invisible Children, a media-based non-profit organization, will screen its latest documentary, “Tony” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church.

The First Baptist youth group has been interested in promoting awareness of about these atrocities since watching an Invisible Children video about six years ago.

“It was definitely an eye-opening experience,” said youth Hope Watson.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments