Journaliste en danger (JED) calls for investigation of journalist’s death in Congo

August 25, 2009 at 9:13 am | Posted in Africa | 1 Comment
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The Journaliste en danger (JED) has called on representatives of the UN Mission in the Congo (MONUC) and Bukavu provincial authorities to work together in investigating the exact circumstances of the death, on 23 August 2009, of Radio Star journalist Bruno Koko Chirambiza. Continue Reading Journaliste en danger (JED) calls for investigation of journalist’s death in Congo…

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Congo: Welcome the Congo Conflict Minerals Act of 2009

May 17, 2009 at 8:57 am | Posted in Senza Categoria | Leave a comment
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We welcome the introduction of the Congo Conflict Minerals Act of 2009 in the United States Senate. Senators Brownback, Durbin, and Feingold, the original co-sponsors of the bill, have demonstrated important leadership and welcome dedication to the cause of peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and should be congratulated for their efforts. This bill would bring the resources of the U.S. government to bear on a critical driver of war in eastern Congo: the multi-million dollar trade in conflict minerals.

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Great Lakes Leaders Hail Nkunda Arrest, Say Kony Next Target

February 2, 2009 at 8:13 am | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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Leaders of countries in Africa’s Great Lakes region have formally hailed the arrest of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda and indicated that Lord’s Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony is the next target. A meeting of the international conference on the Great Lakes region is held on the eve of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa. Continue Reading Great Lakes Leaders Hail Nkunda Arrest, Say Kony Next Target…

Congo: rebels start joining DRC army

January 30, 2009 at 9:43 am | Posted in Senza Categoria | Leave a comment
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Rumangabo – The first of more than 6 000 Congolese rebels took part in a ceremony on Thursday to integrate their units into the regular army as part of a deal to end the conflict in eastern DR Congo. Continue Reading Congo: rebels start joining DRC army…

Killings shock UN rights chief

January 29, 2009 at 3:10 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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The UN human rights chief on Tuesday said she was alarmed at “grotesque” abuse by Ugandan rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo after reports that they killed hundreds of civilians in revenge attacks. Continue Reading Killings shock UN rights chief…

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