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UgandaSpeaks in response to Kony2012

20 April 2012

Invisible Children’s Kony2012 video brought infamy to Central Africa’s rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its leader, Joseph Kony. But many have criticised the campaign for ignoring voices from people on the ground. A group of Ugandan...

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Gulu’s Reactions to a Kony 2012 Screening in Acholi

16 April 2012

Last night I was able to go to the Kony 2012 screening that had been translated in Luo (Acholi) in Pece Stadium and it was definitely interesting and deserves to be shared. All day there were trucks driving around town...

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More perspectives on Kony 2012

18 March 2012

I know Glenna Gordon from her time in Uganda and she was one of the few American journalists who covered the later stages of the Kony war in northern Uganda. She was part of a group of journalists who...

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Unpacking Kony 2012

18 March 2012

By Ethan Zuckerman This Monday, March 5th, the advocacy organization Invisible Children released a 30 minute video titled “Kony 2012“. The goal of the video is to raise awareness of Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group,...

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A Peace of my mind: Respect my agency 2012!

18 March 2012

By TMS Ruge via Project Diaspora I have had roughly 24 hours to gather my thoughts about the latest fund-raising stunt undertaken by the long-in-the-tooth Invisible Children (IC) organization. In that time, I have had an opportunity to think...

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Kony 2012 – Ugandans Speak

17 March 2012

By Wangui Muchiri – ONE Since Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 video went viral many Ugandans have been infuriated by what they refer to as a gross misrepresentation of their country. Let’s give credit where it’s due. The Kony 2012...

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