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Kony 2012: the reaction

Last week we set out to discover the real story behind Kony 2012 and question the tactics of the Invisible Children charity's campaign against the Ugandan warlord. The blog received 880,000 hits, 456 comments and hundreds of readers emailed in with their views. These are some of the responses The Kony 2012 film about the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his child abductions has become a Facebook phenomenon, viewed nearly 76m times, and prompting reactions from the British, American and Ugandan governments.
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Kony 2012 charity's Cover the Night protest draws less visible support

News : Guardian News Blog (3 years ago)

While 300,000 people in the UK signed up to support Invisible Children's Kony campaign, far fewer 'like' its follow-up campaign Given that more than 100 million people worldwide watched a film by Invisible Children about the Ugandan... Read Post

Kony 2012 filmmakers under fire for funding from anti-gay Christians

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Since their video advocating against Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony became an internet sensation just one week ago, the charity Invisible Children has come under severe scrutiny. The charity’s ties to far right Christian groups and phi... Read Post

Invisible Children founders posing with guns: an interview with the photographer

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

As the online campaign to stop Ugandan guerilla leader Joseph Kony went viral Wednesday, questions were asked about the charity behind the campaign, Invisible Children. As leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Kony has abducte... Read Post


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