In light of the worldwide spotlight on the non-profit organization Invisible Children and its viral YouTube video Kony 2012, Al Jazeera English has launched “Uganda Speaks,” an initiative to track down the voices of the people who have largely been missing from the debates regarding the viral video and its organizers. Namely, Ugandans themselves.
The Uganda Speaks campaign, first tweeted by Al Jazeera English early Tuesday morning, asks for the following:
Are you from #Uganda? Al Jazeera wants your views on #Kony2012 – tweet using #UgandaSpeaks, email firstname.lastname@example.org or text +256790893828