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Kony 2012

#1 User is offline   Catbug 

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 05:48 AM

Headline:Kony 2012
Date: March 5, 2012
Description: This year in 2012 people are trying to capture Joseph Kony who abducts kids in Uganda
Link: http://articles.cnn....er?_s=PM:AFRICA


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Heres the official video: http://www.youtube.c...496FAAAAAAAABAA WARNING: IT MAY CONTAIN SOME DISTURBING SCENES

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:18 AM

It is really sad what Kony is doing to these children, making them slave away in an army. What angers me is that this has been going on for more than 10 years, and people are just now bringing attention to it. I think he should be found and punished severely, because the kids in Uganda and Africa in general deserve to have a happy and safe childhood, too.

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 07:37 PM

Before you go around thinking you're going to be some sort of 'hero' for watching a 30-minute video, I want you all to read this.
http://visiblechildr.../we-got-trouble

It's important to get a full understanding of things before you go mindlessly supporting.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 03:52 PM

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Last year, the organization spent $8,676,614. Only 32% went to direct services (page 6), with much of the rest going to staff salaries, travel and transport, and film production.


This is not what an organization that tries to help others should do. -_-

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 04:23 PM

This director is kinda scamming you guys.... I heard Kony died like 3 years ago... :dance:

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 06:21 PM

I'm pretty sure he's alive. At least I think he is. Not sure if Wikipedia is trustworthy...

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 08:16 PM

Again, it seemed like a really strong topic, but then in the video, there were images and photos of Kony up close.
Some say, why didn't they catch him then?
Others say, this organization is ripping us off.
And then a few say, America's deporting troops in Uganda when Kony moved to other African countries!

I say, if the organization really wanted to help the innocent kids, the information should be set out straight for all of us to know.

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 02:14 PM

What Kony is doing to the kids is...just sickening to me, making them be slaves, make them get rid of their parents, Kony is a horrible person and should be dealt with severely.

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:28 PM

Hearing that story just makes me sad. Why is he doing that to the children? Children have rights!

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 09:33 PM

I'm agreeing with everyone else, the children shouldn't be treated like that.

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