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Kony 2012

Joseph Kony in graffiti, March 13, 2012. Image: ☮/Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).

Joseph Kony in graffiti, March 13, 2012. Image: ☮/Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).

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A video and campaign aimed at making Ugandan guerilla leader and wanted war criminal Joseph Kony “famous” in order to raise support for his arrest has swept the Internet by storm, prompting a wave of backlash from Ugandans who worry the message is overly simplistic.

Ndesanjo Macha is our Sub-Saharan Africa editor, contact him if you have links or suggestions for this page. See for more Global Voices Uganda stories.

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11 Apr – Uganda: Kony 2012: Part II – Beyond Famous Receives Mixed Reactions
21 Mar – Uganda: Kony 2012 Video Response From Ugandan Prime Minister
21 Mar – China: Debate on Kony 2012
15 Mar – Uganda: Yes We Kony!
14 Mar – After Kony 2012, “What I Love About Africa” Reclaims Narrative
08 Mar – Uganda: Can a Viral Video Really #StopKony?

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