The story behind KONY
Ethics For Information Age
Joseph Kony, man from Uganda, Africa, born sometime
between July and September 1961.
The leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army
(LRA), supposedly to "purify" the Acholi people and turn
Uganda into a theocracy.
Had been abducting children, innocent and helpless
children and making them kill others, hurt others, and
even murder their own parents.
Had used the young girls as sex slaves and young boys
to fight violently.
A video calling for the arrest of Joseph Kony.
Video swept across the attracting a wave of support on
Twitter and Facebook.
Called ‘Kony 2012′, the goal is to see Kony captured by
the end of the year.
Kony 2012 a short film produced by Invisible Children
Inc. and directed by Jason Russell.
The video’s premise is that people in America and the
world beyond have the power to stop Kony, if only they
are willing to spread the word through the power of
The use of the Internet for terrorist purposes is a rapidly
Harmful use of the Internet involves a very wide range
of issues including areas such as national security, child
protection, economic security, racial
discrimination, pornography, privacy
protection, gambling, and sale of controlled
drugs, libel, and information security.
Can be used to stop violence and terrorism.
Internet and media helped to put Kony behind the bars.
The audience became really emotional through the video
that they had to let other people know about it. So it
started to go viral in Facebook and twitter.
Seen by the world as a man who has
abducted, mutilated, tortured and killed thousands of
Referred to as the present day Hitler.
Uses child Soldiers for war.
The LRA's grand vision of an Acholi nation based on the
Ten Commandments- savage beatings are meted out to
all nonbelievers. LRA military indoctrination consists of
beatings, rapes, and the severing of limbs by machete-all based on selected Biblical passages--no doubt some
of the harshest found in the pages of the Old Testament.
Invisible Children focuses exclusively on the LRA conflict.
Mobilize massive groups of people to support and
advance international efforts to end LRA atrocities.
Work to rehabilitate children directly affected by the LRA
and invest in education and economic recovery programs
in the post-conflict region to promote lasting peace.
Don’t allow emotive and snazzy made videos play on
your basic humanity.
Help other human beings to create a world where
everybody’s human rights are respected, where children
live a playful, enjoyable, and safe childhood no matter
where they live.
Think of the Future Fear Step-up Children get arrested
Can't let the bad out-weigh the good.
Invisible Children. (2012, March 5). KONY 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from
Youtube website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc
DIRECTOR: Jason Russell LEAD EDITOR: Kathryn Lang EDITORS: Kevin Trout,
Jay Salbert, Jesse Eslinger LEAD ANIMATOR: Chad Clendinen ANIMATOR: Jesse
Eslinger 3-D CINEMATOGRAPHY: Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, Laren Poole,
Gavin Kelly, Chad Clendinen, Kevin Trout, Jay Salbert, Shannon Lynch,
Mariana Blanco, Laurence Vannicelli PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Jaime Landsverk
LEAD DESIGNER: Tyler Fordham DESIGNERS: Chadwick Gantes, Stephen Witmer
Created: 12/06/13 06:06 PM
Green, Matthew, Briggs, Jimmie, & Bussman, Jane. (2013, December 5). Joseph
Kony. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Wikipedi website:
External linksHague Justice Portal: Joseph KonyJoseph Kony on Interpol's
Created: 12/06/13 06:12 PM
Elizabeth Dias. (2013, October 3). The Guy Who Started Kony 2012 Has A New
Campaign. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Time Swampland website:
Francis Bea. (2012, March 12). Opinion: Where should you stand on
Just ask your social network. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from
Trends website: http://www.digitaltrends.com/opinion/
Created: 12/06/13 06:15 PM
Stop KONY 2012. (2012). Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Facebook
Stop KONY 2012, share page and raise awareness. Community page
Joseph Kony. This is a supporter page too, to help make Kony
help lead to his arrest. Thanks for the support. This isn't the official
Invisible Children page.
Created: 12/06/13 06:18 PM
Pictures Taken From Google Images: Kony 2012