Sunday, March 18, 2012

Uganda Prime Minister's Video Response to KONY 2012

Amama Mbabazi - Ugandan Prime Minister
Ugandan Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, has finally responded to the Invisible Children's KONY 2012 video that went viral a few weeks ago. He responded with a critical video message and a series of tweets directed at American celebrities.
His response comes just a day after the film creator of KONY 2012, Jason Russell was detained by police after a naked meltdown on the streets of San Diego, The Prime Minister posted a video on YouTube disapproving  the "false impression" people have been given about Uganda as a result of the Invisible Children's KONY 2012 video. 

Mbabazi said the video is not representative of the current conditions in his country and added, "The Kony 2012 campaign fails to make one crucial point clear: Joseph Kony is not in Uganda."

Mbabazi also sent out several tweets to U.S. based celebs who helped make the Kony 2012 video very popular - See Video and Tweets below 

PM Amama Mbabazi's Video Response
@AmamaMbabazi Tweets

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