Stop Joseph Kony! #KONY2012

If you can spare 30 minutes, please watch the video. It will explain everything.

If you already posted it, congratulations, it’s being posted again.

About KONY 2012

Who is Joseph Kony?

Joseph Kony is the world’s worst war criminal. In 1987 he took over leadership of an existing rebel group and renamed it the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

The LRA has earned a reputation for its cruel and brutal tactics. When Joseph Kony found himself running out of fighters, he started abducting children to be soldiers in his army or “wives” for his officers. The LRA is encouraged to rape, mutilate, and kill civilians–often with blunt weapons.

The LRA is no longer active in northern Uganda (where it originated) but it continues its campaign of violence in Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, and South Sudan. In its 26-year history, the LRA has abducted more than 30,000 children and displaced at least 2.1 million people.

What is the goal of KONY 2012?

Invisible Children has been working for 9 years to end Africa’s longest-running armed conflict. U.S. military advisers are currently deployed in Central Africa on a “time-limited” mission to stop Kony and disarm the LRA. If Kony isn’t captured this year, the window will be gone.

We are taking action to ensure these two things:

  1. That Joseph Kony is known as the World’s Worst War Criminal.

  2. That the U.S. military advisers support the Ugandan Army until Kony has been captured and the LRA has been completely disarmed. They need to follow through all the way and finish what they have started.

Why are we making Joseph Kony “famous”?

Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 campaign aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. In this case, notoriety translates to public support. If people know about the crimes that Kony has been committing for 26 years, they will unite to stop him.

Secondly, we want Kony to be famous so that when he is stopped, he will be a visible, concrete example of international justice. Then other war criminals will know that their mass atrocities will not go unnoticed or unpunished.

I hate CoD… but… Tactical Nuke Incoming.

Way to enforce the rules. Already posted.


Someone posted this already teehee

Edit:Grrr Gator your beat me

Jesus how many of these threads do we need?, but anyway support KONY 2012 its for a good cause

I posted this :stuck_out_tongue:

This, this right here.

The first thread we had was fine.

Why make this when there was one?

Or you could delete my post. Closing the thread is a more womanly thing to do.

So apparently me saying i "posted this :stuck_out_tongue: " is spam now? wow.

I don’t think it hurts to have another one. Maybe some people didn’t see the others?

hes just jelly cuz we beat him to the punch xD

There’s no need to stop enforcing the rules now? Apparently staff is all about breaking the rules they enforce.

Can I get a TL:DL for Mr. Coney here.

At least make it look nicer, please.

why not just move the other thread to the homepage section and sticky that one?

there. something not dissing the fact you’re reposting. :wink:

I guess I’ll rip my post from the good thread too…

You might as well lock me from this thread. Deleting my post is very childish. Just because you can’t have your own thread about this? Someone wants to be the queen of Kony.

I would still like a TL;DR for Mr. Coney…

Apparently me saying "hes just jelly cuz we beat him to the punch xD " is spam now too? Wtf . #Ujellyimbetterthenyou?