Ugandans Critical Of Viral Anti-Kony Video
“Theirs is a narrow perspective,” says Ugandan politician Ogenga Latigo.
Latigo said that the Ugandan government, by failing to deploy enough soldiers to prevent the LRA from abducting children over the years, had been partly responsible for the rebel group’s success as a recruiter of children.
“Our position was clear. We told the government, ‘There are not enough soldiers,'” he said.
Invisible Children said that in its quest to garner wide support of a complicated issue, it tried to explain the conflict in an easily understandable format. It said that many nuances of a 26-year conflict are admittedly lost or overlooked in a half-hour film.
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