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US activist group launches viral video of vicious African militia, reaching worldwide
SAN DIEGO (AP) ' An activist group based in Southern California is getting worldwide attention for a video that documents wartime atrocities in Africa.
The group Invisible Children was among the top 10 trending terms on Twitter among both the worldwide and U.S. audience on Wednesday night. It ranks higher than New iPad or Peyton Manning. Twitter's top trends more commonly include celebrities than fugitive militants.
The film released Monday is part of an effort called KONY 2012. It targets the Lord's Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, a bush fighter wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.