Ugandans ‘Puzzled’ by Kony Video

    FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2006 file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwamba in southern Sudan. The ruthless African bush fighter that some 100 U.S. military advisers will soon help hunt down was almost caught by Ugandan troops earlier this month, a military official said Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Stuart Price, File-Pool)

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    The 2012 Kony video about the conflict in Uganda and other parts of central Africa might be on its way to becoming the most viral video of all time—but it turns out that some people in northern Uganda are not so happy with the video itself. After the video gathered so much attention worldwide, the African Youth Initiative Network, a Uganda-based non-governmental organization, arranged a screening for some of the communities most affected by the conflict. Thousands gathered in the town of Lira, but many were “puzzled” by why the story was narrated by an American man and his son. This confusion turned to anger by the end of the film, when some audience members decided to throw rocks at the screen.

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