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Bosco Ntaganda

Rising Up: Survivors and the Courageous Responders Who Support Them

Donna McKay | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Donna McKay

As we form a larger and louder global alliance with survivors who are demanding justice, let us reflect on the African proverb: "A single bracelet does not jingle." On this V-Day, let's make some noise.

Congolese Warlord Tells ICC He Is Innocent

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- A Rwandan-born warlord known as "The Terminator" insisted Tuesday he is innocent of charges including murder, rape, pillagin...

Surrender of Warlord Ntaganda Will Not Change Life for Millions of Congolese

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Discontent and violence is everywhere in Congo, but the narrative is extremely complicated, the demands and the names of militias require spreadsheets to understand, and no reporters want to venture deep into rebel territories to investigate the unrest.

Congolese Warlord Placed In Custody By ICC

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.22.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — African warlord Bosco Ntaganda was taken from the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda on Friday and flown to International Criminal ...

Rwanda Won't Hinder Congolese Warlord's Transfer To ICC

AP | EDMUND KAGIRE | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

KIGALI, Rwanda -- Rwanda's justice minister said Thursday his government will not hinder the transfer of the warlord Bosco Ntaganda from the U.S. Emba...

Terminus for the Terminator?

Diana Jenkins | Posted 03.20.2013 | World
Diana Jenkins

Bosco Ntaganda, one of the most wanted war criminals in the world, unexpectedly has surrendered to the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda and asked to be sent to The Hague to face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

Reports: War Crimes Suspect Surrenders At U.S. Embassy

AP | EDMUND KAGIRE and MELANIE GOUBY | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

KIGALI, Rwanda — A Congolese warlord accused of conscripting child soldiers who had lived as an international fugitive for years surrendered to ...

140,000 Congolese Civilians Flee This Month Alone

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

* M23's Makenga says pulling back from Masisi, Sake * Rebel military leader says will leave Goma later * Rebels show no ...

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Of Civilians Flee Goma

AP | PETE JONES and JEROME DELAY | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

SAKE, Congo -- Congo's president has suspended the army's chief of staff, following the publication of a United Nations report which reveals that Gen....

PHOTOS: Drenching Rain Adds To Refugees' Misery

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

KANYARUCHINYA, Congo -- Drenching rain punctuated by frightening bursts of thunder and forked lightning on Wednesday compounded the misery of some 280...

Reports: Hundreds Of Defenseless Civilians Killed In Congo

AP | MICHELLE FAUL and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

GOMA, Congo — With Congo's army diverted to fighting a new rebel group in eastern Congo, new militia groups have arisen and older ones are reass...

The Tide Is Changing

Victoria Uwonkunda | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Victoria Uwonkunda

How is it a country like the UK sits by and does nothing while one of their foremost aid recipients is accused of "aiding and abetting" crimes against humanity by the United Nations?

Why the Democratic Republic of Congo Is a Failed State

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.22.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Without guaranteeing a sense of belonging and security for all its citizens, Congo should not anticipate or expect any guarantee of peace.

Congo, Rwanda Agree On International Force To Fight Rebels

AP | SALEH MWANAMILONGO | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

KINSHASA, Congo — The leaders of Congo and Rwanda have agreed in principle to back a neutral international armed force to combat Congo's newest ...

Congo Issues Arrest Warrant For Infamous Warlord

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

KINSHASA, Congo — A communique signed by Congo's defense minister calls for the army to seek out and arrest a former Congolese general, who defe...

Justice for "Bush Wives": The ICC and Bosco Ntaganda

Eva Smets | Posted 07.31.2012 | World
Eva Smets

Luis Moreno-Ocampo's recent decision to add separate charges on sexual violence against Bosco Ntaganda is a promising move. It may give voice to the many Congolese women and girls, abducted, raped and used as sexual slaves by their "commanders."

Congo: Al Jazeera Meets With M23 in Exclusive Interview

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Al Jazeera is the first news organization to go behind the lines and interview M23, breaking through the media wall of silence that has surrounded M23 since it broke with the Congolese army and warlord Bosco Ntaganda.

Congo M23 Rebels Tell Their Story

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.27.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Is the Congolese government of Joseph Kabila using the international press to wage a propaganda war against the new rebel fighters in eastern Congo? This is possible and probable given the amount of disinformation disseminated by the foreign press in recent days.

Congo Crisis: Clinics 'Overwhelmed And Running Out Of Supplies'

AP | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

DAKAR, Senegal -- The International Committee of the Red Cross says a new rebellion in eastern Congo has spread to remote and difficult-to-reach areas...

Mountain Gorillas and Humanity Face Breaking Point in Eastern Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

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.

Group: Renegade General Recruiting Child Soldiers Again

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

DAKAR, Senegal — A Congolese general already sought on an international arrest warrant for his alleged use of child soldiers during an earlier c...

U.S. and Rwanda Caught With Diplomatic Pants Down in Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.05.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Diplomacy is one thing; enabling is another. It seems Rwanda and the United States have been caught with their diplomatic pants down. Congolese and i...

DR Congo: Arrest Bosco Ntaganda for ICC Trial

Human Rights Watch | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Goma) –President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately order the arrest of Gen. Bosco Ntaganda and promptly tran...

North Kivu's False Peace

Michael Deibert | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Michael Deibert

At first glance today, things in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern North Kivu province seem far calmer than in years past. As recently as 20...

What Conflict Minerals Legislation Is Actually Accomplishing in Congo

Sasha Lezhnev | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Sasha Lezhnev

Ending the world's deadliest conflict is no easy task, but a growing consensus of Congolese civil society, electronics and metals companies, investors, and governments are now taking action to do so.