Date: 4 April 2012 Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM Venue: 13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ What is this event about? The recent KONY 2012 campaign video has been met with strong criticism, but nobody can question its effectiveness in reaching a mass audience, attaining over 100 million views in a week. Despite its inaccuracies, this documentary has created wider awareness about [...]
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A recent live blog session in the Guardian questioned the charity behind the film about the plight of children in Uganda at the hands of warlord Joseph Kony. While this film has permitted to millions of people to know more about what is happening to children there, it has also attracted criticism, such as its targeting of [...]
In an address to the US House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Non-Proliferation and Trade on 7 March 2012, Ambassador-at-Large Stephen J. Rapp proposed to extend the War Crimes Rewards Program. The Program provides for payments of up to $2 million to be made for useful information leading to arrests of absconding suspects of international [...]
As part of its campaign to raise awareness of the conflict in Uganda and bring Joseph Kony before the ICC, American NGO Invisible Children released an half-hour long documentary last Monday. This short film, that denounces the use of child soldiers by Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army in central Africa, has already been accessed by over 20 [...]