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Derided or not, proponents of the KONY2012 campaign have managed to make Kony famous, or at the very least a topic of conversation. And now it would seem authorities are close to capturing him as well. There are three international armies hunting him, and according to Uganda’s army chief Aronda Nyakairima, Joseph Kony is currently operating in volatile border areas between Sudan and South Sudan:
If you’ve been following the Kony 2012 movement, you’d remember they called for an April 20 world wide canvassing campaign. “Cover the Night” also hit Cape Town over the weekend and saw activists put up their share of posters around town. See all the “excitement” after the jump.
These are crazy times that we live in, and crazy times call for crazy people. That is possibly why Jason Russell, the filmmaker who brought us Kony 2012, the fastest growing viral video in the world ever, has been sent to a psychiatric clinic after being spotted pounding the ground with his fists on the [...]
By now most of you will have seen the infamous Kony 2012 video which, as of this morning, has become the most viral video ever. You’ll also have seen the considerable backlash, both from Ugandans and elsewhere. Now, watch how the original video’s creators responded to criticism, live. Click through for the video.
This might turn out to be the most inspiring documentary you will watch all year. A serious campaign is underway to bring down Joseph Kony, the infamous leader of the Ugandan guerrilla group: the Lord’s Resistance Army. The LRA is responsible for an unquantifiable number of atrocities across Uganda. Human trafficking, brutal rape, and child soldier deployment are commonplace. This is KONY 2102.