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#Invisible Children

# invisible-children - Monday 11 March, 2013

Column: The way some people view African countries is inherently racist – as Kony 2012 shows
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# Opinion

Column: The way some people view African countries is inherently racist – as Kony 2012 shows

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 PM 135 Views 36 Comments

The Invisible Children campaign went viral worldwide last year – but it was deeply racist, politically motivated, and presented a Uganda that does not exist, writes Kevin McPartlan.

# invisible-children - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Kony 2012: One year later, Invisible Children still focused on ending violence
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Kony 2012: One year later, Invisible Children still focused on ending violence

Mar 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,138 Views 17 Comments

This time last year the world first saw the Kony 2012 viral YouTube video. The producers say that although he is yet to be apprehended, they are still focused on ending LRA violence.

# invisible-children - Friday 20 April, 2012

EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"

Apr 20th 2012, 9:44 PM 4,608 Views 12 Comments

Catherine Ashton declares the EU’s support for a Joint Operations Centre to combat the Lord’s Resistance Army.

# invisible-children - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Makers of Kony video ‘spied for Ugandan government’ – WikiLeaks
# Uganda
# Uganda

Makers of Kony video ‘spied for Ugandan government’ – WikiLeaks

Apr 10th 2012, 7:41 PM 4,872 Views 8 Comments

A US embassy cable published by WikiLeaks suggests a former child soldier was arrested after an Invisible Children tip-off.

# invisible-children - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Video: Invisible Children release sequel video to Kony 2012
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Video: Invisible Children release sequel video to Kony 2012

Apr 5th 2012, 4:14 PM 3,191 Views 14 Comments

The original Kony 2012 video has been watched by almost 90 million people on YouTube – now the charity has released a second video responding to criticisms.

# invisible-children - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today

Apr 3rd 2012, 11:24 AM 2,121 Views 13 Comments

The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.

# invisible-children - Friday 16 March, 2012

Man behind 'Kony 2012' video detained and hospitalised
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Man behind 'Kony 2012' video detained and hospitalised

Mar 16th 2012, 10:00 PM 14,749 Views 48 Comments

Jason Russell was detained by police yesterday after allegedly masturbating in public while wearing just his underwear.

# invisible-children - Friday 9 March, 2012

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits

Mar 9th 2012, 9:25 PM 10,709 Views 75 Comments

Critics have suggested an ulterior motive for Jason Russell’s campaign to bring alleged war criminal Joseph Kony to justice through a viral video campaign.

# invisible-children - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'

Mar 7th 2012, 9:39 PM 9,747 Views 57 Comments

A viral video has sparked a campaign to bring the Ugandan leader to the International Criminal Court but concerns have been raised about the charity behind the attempt.