Resources on Uganda, the LRA, and Central Africa

ACAS resources

ACAS is producing materials to contribute to the public debate about the Kony 2012 campaign and the military solution it proposes. These documents, and the list of other resources below, are designed for use with high school and college students who are the main audience of the Kony 2012 video.

What Can We Do About Uganda and the LRA? March 27, 2012 | PDF

ACAS Statement to the U.S. Government about the Lord’s Resistance Army and Central Africa, March 14, 2012 | PDF

Press release: Africa specialists address risks of KONY2012 campaign and military solutions, March 15, 2012 | PDF

Other resources

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1.    Kony 2012 Video and Invisible Children

2. Resource for teacher

3. Analysis and Activism – Alternative approaches

 4.    Sources of continuing coverage about Uganda and the LRA

5.    African critiques of Kony 2012 video (from the continent and the diaspora)
               See also: Uganda Speaks (above) and sections 7 (below)

6.    Other Critiques of the Kony 2012 campaign

7.    History of the conflict with the LRA and policies proposals

8. Recommendations and commentary on current U.S. policy

9. How KONY 2012 went viral and issues of ethical advocacy

10. Invisible Children’s mission, structure and budget

11. Films and videos about Uganda and the LRA

12. Central Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                          Last updated: June 16, 2012