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#Kony 2012

# kony-2012 - Monday 11 March, 2013

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

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.

# kony-2012 - Saturday 9 March, 2013

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

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.

# kony-2012 - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Government commits €50k to rehabilitate former child soldiers

The Minister of State Joe Costello announced the funding on a visit to Sierra Leone yesterday.

# kony-2012 - Sunday 20 May, 2012

'Clicktivism isn't a replacement for boots-on-the-ground activism - but it does work' takes a look at the phenomena of clicktivism, its lesser cousin slacktivism and its out-of-control sibling hactivism.

# kony-2012 - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Department says it received two emails in relation to 'Kony 2012' campaign

The campaign to bring the alleged Ugandan warlord to justice was not the subject of any mass lobbying in Ireland.

# kony-2012 - Friday 20 April, 2012

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

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

# kony-2012 - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics

Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?

# kony-2012 - Thursday 5 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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Video: Invisible Children release sequel video to Kony 2012

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.

# kony-2012 - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today

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

# kony-2012 - Saturday 31 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: Two-year-old's Elvis impersonation becomes viral hit Viral Video This post contains videos

Watch: Two-year-old's Elvis impersonation becomes viral hit

So good, it’s beaten the Kony 2012 video as the most viral of all time.

# kony-2012 - Friday 23 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

Your essential news round-up of the day’s biggest stories, plus bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Tánaiste is 'greatly concerned' that Joseph Kony remains at large

The African Union has said it will step up the hunt for the Ugandan rebel leader and his men.

# kony-2012 - Saturday 17 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: St Patrick’s Day

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation

Jason Russell’s wife says that he “did some irrational things brought on by extreme exhaustion and dehydration”.

# kony-2012 - Friday 16 March, 2012

Man behind 'Kony 2012' video detained and hospitalised

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

# kony-2012 - Friday 9 March, 2012

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits Viral Video This post contains videos

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

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.