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In support of Dodd-Frank conflict minerals regulation

In support of Dodd-Frank conflict minerals regulation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 28, 2017 0

IRIN’s recent article, Who pays the hidden price for Congo’s conflict-free minerals , offers a compelling story that highlights some real challenges facing many Congolese people today. Unfortunately, it misses the broader importance

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Uganda rebel returns add to growing headache for Kabila and Congo

Uganda rebel returns add to growing headache for Kabila and Congo

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 27, 2017 0

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused neighbouring Uganda of allowing former M23 rebels to cross the common border, sparking fears of a new armed rebellion and yet more humanitarian suffering in a

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Are the ADF ‘Islamist’ scapegoats in Congo?

Are the ADF ‘Islamist’ scapegoats in Congo?

April 8, 2016 0

Attacks on civilians in the Beni region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have killed more than 500 people in the past 18 months. Congolese officials accuse the Allied Democratic Forces, an

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Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

January 5, 2016 0

BENI 05 January 2016 (IRIN) - Years of conflict in the northeastern Congolese province of North Kivu has created a host of mental health challenges that the region is ill-equipped to deal with.

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DRC: Fall of Goma puts 200,000 children at risk

DRC: Fall of Goma puts 200,000 children at risk

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 20, 2012 0

KINSHASA/NAIROBI 20 November 2012 (IRIN) - The arrival of M23 rebels in the eastern Congolese city of Goma on 20 November, has triggered widespread concern over the humanitarian ramifications in a region already

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CONGO: Torture commonplace in prisons – report

CONGO: Torture commonplace in prisons – report

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

BRAZZAVILLE 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Torture has become routine in prisons and police stations in the Republic of Congo, according to a 2 November report by the Congolese Observatory for Human Rights

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