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2012-11-15 04:20:51

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, wanted war criminal Joseph Kony received worldwide attention when the documentary KONY 2012 became the fastest-growing viral video in history and sparked an outcry for Kony's arrest. Now, Invisible Children, the same organization that produced KONY 2012, is convening international leaders in The Global Summit on the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) on November 17 to address remaining gaps in efforts to end Kony's atrocities....

2012-10-05 14:20:40

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invisible Children, a non-profit organization that seeks to stop atrocities committed by Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Central Africa, today announced it will release "MOVE: A Movie About A Movie About A Movement About You" on October 7, 2012, 7 p.m. PDT. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121005/DC88120) MOVE, the first film released by Invisible Children since the return of founder and chief creative officer...

2012-05-16 02:26:41

LIMERICK, Ireland, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When John O'Dowd's daughter came home from school determined to help stop African warlord Joseph Kony after viewing the "Kony 2012" viral video, O'Dowd was intrigued. As the drama around "Kony 2012" creator and Invisible Children co-founder Jason Russell unfolded and critics began voicing concerns about Invisible Children's handling of funds, O'Dowd started conducting his own research. Now, the author has released his findings as a Kindle e-book...

2012-04-05 10:23:13

Audio Puts Motives and Goals of Invisible Children into Question, Says Truth Wins Out NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Invisible Children released its much-anticipated sequel to its KONY2012 video. But exclusive audio obtained by Truth Wins Out (TWO) reveals that Invisible Children may have a hidden agenda that is more ideological than idealistic. In audio TWO discovered from a 2005 Christian conference in San Antonio, Invisible Children's co-founder Jason...

2011-10-14 23:31:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Yesterday's announcement from The White House that Barack Obama is sending around 100 military advisors and troops to help stop the Lord's Resistance Army is a huge victory for the hundreds of thousands of young Americans who have been asking the President to take action against this brutal rebel group." - Ben Keesey, CEO Invisible Children. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-09-29 07:18:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As totalitarian regimes around the world fall through revolutions fueled by modern social networks like Twitter and Facebook, a pair of human rights organizations combating injustice in Central Africa, Invisible Children and Resolve, announced today the launch of the LRA Crisis Tracker - a groundbreaking crisis-mapping platform that broadcasts in real time the attacks perpetrated by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which continues its...

2011-04-22 18:20:00

100,000 young people have pledged 25 hours of silence to conclude Invisible Children's national '25' campaign; the organization is hosting events in 18 cities across the country where partnering musical artists will "break the silence" SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invisible Children is excited to announce David Archuleta as the most recently added headliner for their event: Break the Silence, which is the end of their campaign '25' that launched earlier this year....

2011-04-21 22:56:27

Research refines the tools and techniques to make water available for the world's poor In the arid Namib Desert on the west coast of Africa, one type of beetle has found a distinctive way of surviving. When the morning fog rolls in, the Stenocara gracilipes species, also known as the Namib Beetle, collects water droplets on its bumpy back, then lets the moisture roll down into its mouth, allowing it to drink in an area devoid of flowing water. What nature has developed, Shreerang Chhatre...

2011-04-21 09:45:00

Invisible Children's filmmakers were featured on the April 20th episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with their friend and film director Tom Shadyac. SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invisible Children launched an ambitious national campaign earlier this year, '25', which ends this Monday, April 25th. With an appearance on an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," '25' is on track to raise close to $1.5 million for projects aimed at protecting people affected by a...

2010-12-07 11:13:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, December 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Five Additional Companies Recognized Amongst Field of 2,700 Entries Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced that Craft Silicon Ltd. has won the US $100,000 grand prize of the 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. Based in Nairobi, Craft Silicon provides software solutions for core banking, microfinance, and electronic and mobile payments...