Posted: March 30th, 2014 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Revolute | Tags: Documentary Film, Ellen DeGeneres, George Clooney, International Criminal Court, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony, Kony 2012, Lady Gaga, Lords Resistance Army, miss A, P Diddy, President Obama, Revolute, Rihanna, Super Junior, U-KISS | Comments Off on Invisible Children: Kony 2014, Two Years On and Little Has Changed
One of our most popular posts has been Kony 2012, based on the documentary film and campaign to oust Joseph Kony from Uganda.
On October 6, 2005, the International Criminal Court – ICC – announced that arrest warrants had been issued for five members of the Lord’s Resistance Army for crimes against humanity following a sealed indictment. The Ugandan defense minister Amama Mbabazi revealed that the warrants included Joseph Kony, his deputy Vincent Otti, and LRA commanders Raska Lukwiya, Okot Odiambo, and Dominic Ongwen.
The Film Kony 2012, a campaign by humanitarian group Invisible Children aimed to make Joseph Kony infamous, “not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest… to set a precedent for international justice”.
Two years on and little has changed, the talk continues and so does Joseph Kony’s lawlessness :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: March 4th, 2014 | Author: Naomi May | Filed under: POP CULT | Tags: Celebrity Gossip, Celebrity News, Ellen DeGeneres, Most Tweeted, twitter, Twitter Picture | Comments Off on …and the most tweeted picture goes to
A selfie of host Ellen DeGeneres with stars including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper taken during Hollywood’s annual Academy Awards ceremony has become the most shared photo ever on Twitter.
Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and new Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o also crowded into the picture, which was snapped by Cooper after DeGeneres mingled with stars seated in the audience.
DeGeneres shared the selfie via her Twitter feed, it was subsequently shared, or retweeted, more than two million times in about two hours during the broadcast of the 86th annual Academy Awards :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: March 10th, 2012 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Revolute | Tags: Documentary Film, Ellen DeGeneres, George Clooney, International Criminal Court, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony, Kony 2012, Lady Gaga, Lords Resistance Army, miss A, P Diddy, President Obama, Revolute, Rihanna, Super Junior, U-KISS | Comments Off on Invisible Children: Kony 2012
Kony 2012, a documentary film about the little-known conflict that continues to devistate Uganda- since the early 1980s – has become a surprise viral hit, being shared on Facebook over 4 million times in less than 2 weeks.
First up, I have to admit that my knowledge of Kony 2012 comes from a child, a 15 year old girl. This daughter of a buddy pulled oblog faces, spouted strange sounds, berated me in bafflement that I’d never heard of Kony 2012. Her advice, go to your computer, watch Kony 2012 on YouTube. Ok young lady, I now get why Kony 2012 has gone viral! Read the full article »»»»