Beyond Kony 2012, child soldiers are used in most civil wars

Kony 2012 campaign calls for plastering posters everywhere tonight. But the use of child soldiers goes far beyond warlord Kony and his LRA. It is the norm in most civil wars. Governments, too, use children to fight. One way to stop it: Deny military aid to these governments.

 

Joseph Kony’s victims aghast at ‘white’ campaign

It had been viewed more than 77million times around the world, but not by those who know Joseph Kony best: his victims in northern Uganda.

Kony 2012: The anatomy of a viral campaign

A particularly savvy media campaign by a nonprofit group called Invisible Children has pushed a debate about Uganda and rebel leader Joseph Kony into a very bright spotlight.

 

Kony 2012 70 million hits in 1 week

Video on Lord’s Resistance Army warlord Joseph Kony praised and criticised as aid group raises $5m in 48 hours after upload

 

I am so curious to see where all this will lead …. well really I am interested to see how the turning of the pyramid can work or not

Child in Kony 2012 defends film

Jacob Acaye, the Ugandan former child abductee at the heart of the film Kony 2012, which has become a web phenomenon seen by more than 30 million people around the world, has defended the video and its makers against criticism that it is misleading, championing western intervention against an insurgency which is already waning and on the run.

Uganda rebel Joseph Kony target of viral campaign video

A campaign by US activists to capture alleged Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony has gone viral on the web.

 

What is KONY 2012? Inside the campaign that stopped the world

IF you’ve accessed Facebook, Twitter (#stopkony), Buzzfeed, Google or dial-up in the past 48 hours, you’ll know about KONY.

 

Millions Watch and Share Film Aiming to Stop Ugandan LRA Leader by Zoe Fox

Invisible Children, a movement seeking to end the conflict in Uganda, has created a film it hopes will accelerate the arrest of Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) leader Joseph Kony, who has been kidnapping and abducting Uganda’s youth for nearly three decades.

 

Get Kony: questions raised about viral charity phenomenon

It’s the social media campaign against a murderous rebel leader that’s caught the attention of celebrities such as Justin BieberRihanna and Kim Kardashian, and their hordes of young fans.

Invisible Children’s Kony campaign gets support of ICC prosecutor

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-17303179