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Congo Human Rights

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...

Voices From Congo 'Grind Their Teeth and Groan'

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

It is our moral duty to provide a voice for these Congolese. It is time for the United Nations and human rights groups to dispense with "fact-finding" after the carnage and provide pro-active protections for these innocents.

Leading Human Rights Activist In Congo Found Dead

AP | PATRICE CITERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KINSHASA, Congo — A leading Congolese human rights activist killed this week had suffered a pattern of intimidation because of his work, a senio...

Congo Violence Fueled By Common Material In Cell Phones, Laptops

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

Coltan, when refined, is used in many common electronic devices. But Congolese miners have been killed, and women raped, during the 11-year war over the valuable mineral deposits.

Congo: Government, Rebels Use Rape As Weapon Of War, Report

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The widespread raping of women and girls in eastern Congo is condoned by both the country's army and its rebel groups and has been used...