Where was the condemnation from DOS when MONUSCO (UN in Congo) issued a separate press release revealing that 264 civilians
Intense fighting between rebel factions and the Congolese army spread to Virunga Park this week, threatening a critical UNESCO world heritage site and the endangered mountain gorillas.
I accidentally deleted over 13,000 messages from my email account and didn't flinch. Well, almost. There was a feeling of panic, but it was followed by a Zen-like calm. Had I effectively erased the past?
Human Rights Watch has offered testimony that Bosco Ntaganda, a Congolese army general sought on an arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court, is involved in the assassination of at least eight people.
The United States has strategic and mining interests in the Congo and until the American people demand that our government do something to actually promote human rights there, the ongoing abuses will continue.
The Rwandan government should investigate all incidents of violence and ensure that opposition activists and journalists are able to carry out their legitimate activities in safety.
While conducting a humanitarian assessment with Refugees International, I spoke with an eighty-year-old woman who had recently
At Shalio Hill, Congolese army soldiers killed at least 50 refugees as they tried to flee. After the attack, one group of
Since this is beginning to sound more and more like a description of the third circle of hell, the latest information concerning
What has happened to the innocent in Congo goes far beyond anything that rational minds can comprehend. Is this why the US has turned such a blind eye to what is happening there?
Reported have said that joint military operations between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have been a catastrophic failure. Now satellite imagery of the Busurungi area in North Kivu clearly shows burned villages.
Advocates of the conflict mineral approach would be far more credible if they had ever called for any kind of pressure whatsoever on mining companies that are directly involved in fueling the conflict.
Ntaganda was in Ituri during this same time period. The atrocities allegedly committed by Bosco in Ituri as documented by
If anyone thinks that the United States is off the hook, think again. The final report of the United Nations Group of Experts
CNDP sources tell us that "95 percent" of his forces remain loyal to him. As the report states, there has been no real "integration
The warrant of arrest for Katanga, AKA "Simba," reads like something from Dante's description of the Third Circle of Hell
Goma is not a city that sits still. Less than a year after it was poised to fall to the army of renegade General Laurent
Government forces engaged in large-scale pillage as well as arbitrary killings and sexual violence against the very people they were supposed to be protecting.
Because of UN support for the military operations, Alston has called the UN "complicit" in the current rash of war crimes
This is going out to the end of a very long limb, but contrary to the rumblings in progressive think tanks, let's suggest that AFRICOM must be given a chance in eastern Congo.