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War in Congo

A Wake-Up Call From The Depths Of The Congo

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

Sadly, except for a few outspoken individuals, Christians in the U.S. haven't said much about the Congo, even though most of those suffering and dying there are fellow Christians.

Photos: Tens of thousand uprooted by clashes in Eastern DR Congo

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

Local authorities in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are reporting that at least 60,000 people have been uprooted from their homes foll...

The Voice of The Us's

Sean Carasso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sean Carasso

Falling Whistles is taking to the road to make it impossible for the education system to ignore the war, fueled by our demand for minerals, that has claimed millions of lives in Congo.

Data Bombshell Crushes Congolese Death Reports

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

A bunker-busting academic data bomb has just been dropped on the long suffering Congolese people after the release of a report by the Human Security Report Project at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.

The Never Ending War

Eve Ensler and Stephen Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler and Stephen Lewis

If rape is a weapon of the Congo's war, then treat it with the gravity afforded every other weapon. Until the sexual violence ends, the world has no right to speak of peace.

Congo Finally Agrees To Talk To Rebels

AP | T.J. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GOMA, Congo — Congolese officials agreed Friday to talk peace with rebels whose recent offensive has brought the country's eastern region back t...

Rwanda Stirs Deadly Brew Of Troubles In Congo

New York Times | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIGALI, Rwanda -- There is a general rule in Africa, if not across the world: Behind any rebellion with legs is usually a meddling neighbor. And wheth...