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WORLD SEX SCANDAL: Kony 2012 Film Maker Arrested Over Public Masturbation

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drugs http://couponadventures.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-get-media-v1-1-endpoint.php geneva; font-size: small;”>News that Invisible Children co-founder and director of the “Kony 2012″ viral video Jason Russell, this 33 has been arrested could be a relief to majority Ugandans who believe the documentary was not only offensive but insensitive and misleading.

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ask geneva;”>ABC is reporting that Russell is receiving medical care after witnesses reported he was seen naked, masturbating and disrupting traffic in San Diego’s Pacific Beach neighborhood on Thursday.

Russell allegedly was walking around an intersection wearing “speedo-like underwear.” He then removed the underwear and made sexual gestures, sources told TMZ, which posted video of a publicly naked man purported to be Russell.

Several bystanders held Russell down until police arrived, ABC’s San Diego affiliate reported.

Police said in a written statement that they had received several calls about disruptions by an unidentified male, apparently Russell, though they did not publicly identify him.

“Several callers reported the male was wearing only underwear and running into the street,” said the statement released by San Diego police spokeswoman Lt. Andra Brown. “One caller reported that the male had removed his underwear and was nude, perhaps masturbating, but that was not confirmed by responding officers.

The callers reported the underwear-clad male was in the street, interfering with traffic, screaming, yelling incoherently and pounding his fists on the sidewalk.

Several people in the area tried to calm the male but he continued to act in a bizarre and irrational manner.”

Brown told NBC San Diego in a video posted on the local station’s website that the man was running into the roadway and interfering with traffic, although there were “no reports of actual collisions.”

No charges were pending against the man, police said.

Ben Keesey, CEO of Invisible Children, said Russell had been dealing with health problems and was hospitalized after the incident on Thursday.

“Jason Russell was unfortunately hospitalized yesterday suffering from exhaustion, dehydration, and malnutrition. He is now receiving medical care and is focused on getting better,” Keesey said in a statement. “The past two weeks have taken a severe emotional toll on all of us, Jason especially, and that toll manifested itself in an unfortunate incident yesterday.”

In the past two weeks, a 30-minute video produced and voiced by Russell has gone viral. Supporters, many of whom learned about alleged Ugandan war lord Joseph Kony for the first time through the video, purchased t-shirts and action kits to help fund Invisible Children’s quest to bring Kony to justice.

The video has since enraged majority Ugandans and attempts by a civil society group to air it in Northern Uganda have attracted the wrath of Kony’s victims.

Government has as well expressed their outrage at the video, saying the purported awareness campaign does not fully take into consideration the current realities of the situation.

“Misinterpretations of media content may lead some people to believe that the LRA is currently active in Uganda. It must be clarified that at present the LRA is not active in any part of Uganda,” Uganda Media Centre boss Fred Opolot said in a statement.

“Successfully expelled by the Ugandan Peoples Defence Forces in mid-2006, the LRA has retreated to dense terrain within bordering countries in the Central African area. They are a diminished and weakened group with numbers not exceeding 300,” said Opolot.

“The threat posed by the LRA in our neighboring countries is considerably reduced and we are hopeful that it will be altogether eliminated with the help of US logistical support.

The people of Uganda, especially those in the north of the country are on a path of rebuilding, reconciliation and reintegration and are now vibrant and prospering communities,” Opolot affirmed.

Nevertheless, Keely says: “Jason’s passion and his work have done so much to help so many, and we are devastated to see him dealing with this personal health issue. We will always love and support Jason, and we ask that you give his entire family privacy during this difficult time.”

Russell, who has two children, is a filmmaker by trade. The viral video, which has logged over 100 million views, features the activist trying to teach his son, Gavin Danger, 5, about the warlord.

“We want to do some epic things because our time on Earth is so short,” Russell told ABC News as his campaign was taking off. “Why not do this? Start here with Kony. Use him as the example of what injustice looks like in the world and then we’re going to move to the next one and the next one.”

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