KONY 2012

  • AntiKony group releases followup to viral video April 6, 2012

    Los Angeles: The makers of the viral "Kony 2012" video that drew world attention to a violent rebel campaign by fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony released a new film on Thursday, pushing back against criticism that their work oversimplified a longrunning conflict. The video, shot in the same energetic and idealistic...
  • 'Kony 2012' cofounder detained, hospitalised March 17, 2012

    San Diego: A cofounder of the group behind a viral video about a brutal African warlord was detained by police and hospitalised after witnesses saw him running through streets in his underwear, screaming and banging his fists on the pavement. Jason Russell of Invisible Children was hospitalized for exhaustion less than...
  • 'Kony 2012' director answers critics of video March 12, 2012

    New York: The director of a video sensation that calls for the arrest of Joseph Kony, the fugitive rebel leader of a Ugandan militia group, agreed on Friday with skeptics who have called the film oversimplified, saying it was deliberately made that way. The 30minute YouTube film called 'Kony 2012', which...
  • Kony 2012: Everything you wanted to know March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A video calling for the arrest of Joseph Kony, the fugitive leader of the Lord's Resistance Army militia group in Uganda, swept across the Internet this week, attracting a wave of support on Twitter and Facebook along with a skeptical backlash against a littleknown team of filmmakers based...
  • Kony 2012: Antidictator video goes viral March 9, 2012

    San Francisco: A video calling for the arrest of Joseph Kony, the fugitive leader of the Lord's Resistance Army militia group in Uganda, swept across the Internet this week, attracting a wave of support on Twitter and Facebook along with a skeptical backlash against a littleknown team of filmmakers based...