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Kony 2012: The Hunt Continues

muzzleloader Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 5:28 PM
Comrade Petya, do you normally back people who force children to shoot their parents? Kony is among the worst of the worst and to see someone stand up for him makes me sick.
Many Internet videos instantly attract several million viewers, but "Kony 2012" was an unusual web sensation: It tackled an underreported African conflict and had real international foreign policy impact.

Released in March by the human rights group Invisible Children, the video addressed Joseph Kony's three decades as senior commander of the Ugandan rebel Lords Resistance Army (LRA) and his legacy of murder and rape throughout Central Africa.

The video, which had some 70 million views in its first weeks on the Web, attracted criticism and praise. Critics said it used sensationalist film techniques and framed Central Africa's conflicts simplistically....
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