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Just People - South Kivu, DR Congo

Mineral-Trade in Eastern Congo has been singled out as a source of finance for armed conflict.  Kalimbi Mine, South Kivu, DR Congo

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Interesting Things

Neutralizing FDLR: Making the Beginning of the End of Eastern Congo Burden?

Two weeks ago, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on neutralizing the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda (FDLR), a Rwandese rebellion based in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 1,378 more words

Reconciliation

Professional Lawyer Emerging from the Jungle Law

The law of the jungle/ the Jungle Law” expresses a type of “justice” in which everyone runs for himself/ herself. An environment where surviving depends on everyone strengths or weaknesses; that is, if you cannot protect yourself, never expect anyone to work on your behalf. 1,145 more words

Eastern DRCongo

DR Congo - Understanding Africa’s Largest War 1

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a vast country with a population of sixty million people. It is also one of the poorest countries in the world. 1,466 more words

Raise Hope For Congo: The Crisis

Over 5.4 million dead. Over 2 million displaced. Congo is home to the deadliest conflict since World War II.

The war in eastern Congo began in the early 1990s and continues to this day. 314 more words

Nonprofit Organizations

Up to 37 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo dispute over cows

SOUTH KIVU Democratic Republic of Congo Sat Jun 7, 2014 11:09am EDT

SOUTH KIVU Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Up to 37 people including women and children were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern province of South Kivu on Saturday morning in an attack that the regional governor blamed on a dispute over cattle. 168 more words

Ntaganda―Katanga―Lubanga―Ngudjolo et Al.: Vanguards from Battlefields to International Criminal Court (ICC)

The ICC has convicted Germain Katanga on 23/05/2014 for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Though the court allows an appeal for this judgment, he got sentenced for 12 years (including those spent in jail in Hague) for crimes committed in Ituri region around 2003. 1,667 more words

Congo Politics