Invisible Children

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0 LRA suffers blow with recent defection

Eight of the nine recent adult male defectors.Invisible Children The highest number of members to defect from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) since 2008 is a promising sign to the campaigners who hope to bring an end to the group’s violent reign. A total of nineteen Ugandan LRA members, nine…

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4 Five reasons why Kony campaign’s street action mostly flopped

Given the fast-paced nature of news combined with our peculiarly American brand of cultural ADHD (attention-deficit-hyperisolationist-disorder), perhaps nobody should be too surprised that the call for actual action by the Kony 2012 campaign largely flopped. That doesn’t mean the actual hunt in east-central Africa for the now world-infamous African warlord…

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2 Ugandan journalist responds to the Stop Kony campaign

The Stop Kony campaign by the California-based organization Invisible Children (now the world’s most successful viral video) has produced many responses, positive and negative. Here’s a heartfelt one from Ugandan journalist Rosebell Kagumire that is getting a lot of attention: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLVY5jBnD-E&feature=player_embedded#!