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: December 15th, 2013 | Author: Sally Parker | Filed under: Australia, CRIME!, News, NSFW! | Tags: ALISON BRIE SEXTING, Anthony Weiner, Anti-Revenge Porn, Blake Lively, Carlos Danger Sexter, Child Sex Charges, Crime, JESSICA ALBA, Kat Dennings, Miley Cyrus, News, Revenge Porn, Revenge Porn Operator, Rihanna, Scarlett Johansson, sexting, Snooki, The Weiner | Comments Off on NSFW! Australia’s First ‘Revenge Porn’ Law
Australia’s most livable state, Victoria has modified existing sexting legislation to outlaw “revenge porn,” making it the first on the continent-down-under to criminalize the new form of cyber harassment.
The forthcoming law will make it an offense to take part in “non-consensual sexting;” i.e., deliberately sending explicit pictures of someone that isn’t yourself. Penalties for those who break the new law haven’t been finalised.
The laws have been through several drafts, including amendments added to protect minors – who post nude photos to one another – from being hit with child pornography charges.
Revenge porn first kicked off in 2010 with the launch of isanyoneup.com, a submission based porn site started by Hunter Moore. The site was a massive hit, dragging in hundreds of thousand of dollars in advertising revenue and attracting 30 million pageviews a month :: NSFW! CONTAINS ADULT THEMES + NUDITY :: 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 »»»»