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Does celebrity activism matter?
In American society, awareness is action - but when attention is its own goal, nothing else gets accomplished.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 11:54 GMT
US group releases second 'Kony 2012' video
Invisible Children launches second internet film to rally activist network behind campaign to catch Uganda rebel leader.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 04:34 GMT
The subjectivity of slacktivism
The past month has witnessed the most viral video and the most viral petition of all time - all due to slacktivism.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 09:51 GMT
Uganda launches video to counter 'Kony 2012'
Prime minister says online campaign will correct "false impression" given by US group's film that Uganda is in conflict.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:35 GMT
'Kony 2012' filmmaker detained in San Diego
Co-head of Invisible Children taken to hospital after reportedly being found screaming at traffic in a state of undress.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:16 GMT
Kony 2012: A humanitarian illusion
The viral video campaign may have reached tens of millions of people, but its message is simplistic and misleading.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 11:32 GMT
Russia's election, Kony2012 and online voyeur justice
For a new kind of online propaganda, a massive viewership not only receives the message: it is the message.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2012 15:04 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In Pictures: Mandela's life
The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures.
In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
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Yemen's response to brazen attacks inadequate
South Africa after Mandela
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Is Greece leading the way to a new European crisis?
International attitude towards Gaza: management by crisis
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