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Invisible Children

Invisible Children
Two LRA commanders have been removed from the battlefield, Maj. Gen. Ceasar Acellam and Lt. Colonel Vincent Binansio “Binani” Okumu. 44 radio operators from CAR and DR Congo were trained on using the Early Warning Radio Network to protect themselves and their communities in December 2012 LRA killings of civilians dropped 67% from 2011 to 2012 690k 690,000 defection fliers have been printed and distributed across DR Congo and CAR 5 LRA (2 men and 3 women) surrendered in CAR on November 28, 2012 with a defection flier designed and printed by Invisible Children in-hand IC constructed 3 FM radio towers to broadcast "come home" messages over 37,000 sq/km of LRA traveled territory (Mbokie, Obo, Dungu). 89% of LRA escapees credit "come home" messaging as the reason they decided to attempt escape 37 rural communities in central Africa are linked into Invisible Children's Early Warning Radio Network which uses HF long-range radios to give advance warning of security threats RFJ Bill The U.S. 100m 3.7m 3.1m

Phase2 Design Studio Design thinking delivers form and function, start to finish. Our Approach At Phase2, we focus on delivering exceptional digital design services through an iterative and goal-oriented approach. #Kony2012 from Advocacy to Militarisation « The Disorder Of Things Although the attention spike and mainstream media attention on #Kony2012 has receded, not least thanks to Jason ‘Radical’ Russell’s own brush with infamy, the implications of muscular-liberalism-as-social-media-experiment continue to unfold. My feed at least continues to be peppered with anger towards Invisible Children from informed activists and scholars (although Norbert Mao, for one, takes a much more positive view and Jason Stearns makes a few qualifications of the anti-case worth reading). On Saturday, CEO Ben Keesey and ‘Director of Ideas Development’ Jedidiah Jenkins (formerly ‘Director of Ideology’: yes, really) released a short teaser video promising a sequel to #Kony2012 and declaring that the campaign was “working”. But what does the Resolution actually ask for? Having reaffirmed previous declarations, it:

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20 great websites with parallax scrolling This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn More.GOT IT! Magazine for designers and web developers Kony: What Jason did not tell the Invisible Children New York, NY - Only two weeks ago, Ugandan papers carried front-page reports from the highly respected Social Science Research Council of New York, accusing the Ugandan army of atrocities against civilians in the Central African Republic while on a mission to fight Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The army denied the allegations. Many in the civilian population however, especially in the north, were sceptical of the denial.

7 Vampires Around the World Worse Than The Ones In Twilight True Blood, Twilight, The Vampire Diaries, Larry King - Vampires are everywhere these days. Actually, they've always been everywhere. It seems like every culture on Earth has some version of the vampire. On Kony2012: In Defense of the Armchair It is quite possible that there remains nothing new to say about Kony2012. This thirty-minute video, narrated by Jason Russell, co-founder of the non-profit organization Invisible Children, aims to rally mass awareness and support for the campaign to capture Joseph Kony, leader of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA). But Kony2012 is, after all, the gift that keeps on giving. Its tally includes an unprecedented humanitarian social media coup with close to ninety million YouTube views, a mind-boggling number of (re)tweets, and various Facebook-related milestones.

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XPS 13 Ultrabook Hello DavidHouston, I want to thank you for taking some time to express your experiences with the XPS 13 9333 Ultrabook. The XPS 13 is a marvel of engineering design, being diminutive in size yet containing heaps of processing power along with a stunning touchscreen. Not a Click Away: Joseph Kony in the Real World In 2006, I flew with a group of journalists and United Nations officials to a remote village in Garamba National Park in eastern Congo, just on other side of the South Sudan border, for a meeting with Joseph Kony and the leaders of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The meeting was to be held in a designated staging ground – a neutral space, deep in the forest, created by the UN as part of yet another protracted peace agreement between Kony and the Ugandan government. When we arrived, dozens of heavily armed LRA soldiers emerged from the forest and took their places among the stacks of rotting food that had been delivered to the clearing as an enticement and sign of goodwill. The LRA soldiers, dressed in camouflage pants and European football jerseys, spoke to no one and refused any attempt to address them. Of course no one was killed or arrested that day. Kony was, of course, the main attraction.

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. No Kony Is an Island: Death and Profit in Central Africa Nari Ward, Third World Bank 6×6, 2010 Now that the progressing phases of #Kony2012 (endorsement, backlash, Despite a vast number of takedowns, the video’s sheer arrogance tempts one to spend at least a couple grafs deconstructing it (I mean, note how IC’s Jason Russell uses his four-year old as a metonym: By speaking to a child about Kony’s evils he is literally treating us, his audience, like children!). But I will demur. backlash-to-the-backlash, It should shock no one that Kristof was a #Kony endorser, as he portrays the same type of arguments — as I note at TNI. One could even argue that Kristof’s consistent antipolitical and sensationalist “reporting” on the region has empowered and enabled Invisible Children’s ill-advised “awareness raising” militarism.and meta commentary on these phases) have played out, they have left behind a residue: broad interest in central Africa. Kony has been the way in for millions, let him be the way out.