Uganda: Kony we ¡Yes! Kony 2012 a las parodias

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Friday, 16 March 2012 19:57

This post is part of our special coverage Kony 2012 [in].

The social media campaign to seek support to Ugandan rebel leader's arrest and requested war criminal Joseph Kony has been a new twist. In a blog entry titled " # Kony2012 is a parody "[i], Sean Jacobs searches internet parody video about the viral campaign.

The " rap news agency "[in] Australia has come out with a parody of Kony entitled" Yes we Kony "

YES WE Kony. It's March and the Internet brings us the first global consumer meme 2012: Arrest Kony video unstoppable 2012, which has highlighted the situation of African children recruited as never before. But is it really good? Is it really bad? Or is the world really more complex than that of 'good guys' and 'bad guys'? Well, one thing is certain, this is momentous: never before has a video of 27 minutes, no cats or breasts, had achieved such viral. Is this a demonstration of the ability to instantly inform internet and reach tens of millions and a sign of hope that there will among those millions of passionately involved something more meaningful? Or Kony2012 marks the beginning of a new era humanitarian rapacious viral marketing? Accompanying their charitable host Robert Foster, and our special guest, General Baxter, live from AFRICOM, as we delve into the dark heart of the matter.

Tony T 2012. Image courtesy of

A comedy group called Bath Boys Comedy [The Comedy of Children of the Bath, in] has started a campaign called Tony 2012: Stop the tiger. El Tigre Tony [in] is a pet caricatures for cereal Frosted Flakes Kellogg's, which appear on packaging and advertising.

Apparently, Adolph Hitler reacted to Kony campaign video 2012:

The YouTube user StabOfMyVenom has compiled some of the best jokes of Joseph Kony 2012:

Kony's campaign 2012 has been criticized by many Ugandans, who argue the video oversimplifies the conflict in northern Uganda. To counter the negative image of Africa in the video, Internet users are tweeting about African "what love Africa" with the hashtag # WhatILoveAboutAfrica [# LoQueAmoDeAfrica].

This post is part of our special coverage Kony 2012 [in].

Written by Ndesanjo Macha · Translated by Adriana Gutierrez · View original post [en] · Comments (0)
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