"The war is much more complex than just one man called Joseph Kony." A Ugandan journalist and blogger named Rosebell Kagumire has posted an eloquent and detailed response video to the “Kony 2012” campaign after seeing it spread on Twitter and Facebook. She says a number of excellent, insightful things about the Invisible Children organization’s campaign and mini-documentary, like:

My major problem with this video is that it simplifies the story of millions of people in northern Uganda and makes out a narrative that is often heard about Africa, about, you know, how hopeless people are in times of conflict, that only people of this continent [referring to the Western world] can help. 

Watch the whole video: Kagumire argues this so well. And follow her on Twitter: @RosebellK

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