8 03 2012

Originally posted on PopWatch:

[ew_image url=”http://img2-3.timeinc.net/ew/i/2012/03/07/Joseph-Kony_320.jpg” credit=”Adam Pletts/Getty Images” align=”left”]From Nicki Minaj, to the young stars of Hugo, to Kim Kardashian, celebs have been flocking to Twitter to voice their urgent opposition to Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (more commonly known as the LRA), one of central Africa’s most violent rebel groups. At the helm of the online campaign is Invisible Children, a charity group that aims to raise awareness about Kony’s brutal human rights violations in Uganda.

Topic #StopKony has been trending worldwide since Tuesday, with viral video Kony2012 racking up almost two million hits on YouTube so far, according to The Washington Post, with no signs of slowing down.

Take a look at what celebrities are saying after the jump:

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