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Building a "Humanitarian"Justification (R2P) to Intervene Militarily in Africa

•, Mail & Guardian Onli
 It has been viewed more than 77-million times around the world, but not by those who know Joseph Kony best: his victims in northern Uganda.

That changed on Tuesday night when thousands flocked to watch Kony 2012, the video made by a US charity urging a grassroots campaign against the fugitive warlord that has gone viral.

Recently the internet has been swept up in Kony 2012 fever due to a viral video made by a US-based charity Invisible Children. The Mail & Guardian looks at Joseph Kony's life and activities over the last 50 years.
The film was projected on to an ersatz cinema screen fashioned from a white sheet, held up by metal poles, in a town park. The reaction? Puzzlement, then anger, which boiled over into scuffles and stone-throwing that sent organisers fleeing for cover.

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