The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.
Congo Week film screening and presentation about humanitarian aid and development in the Congo from a local perspective.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus joins with Friends of The Congo to commemorate Che Guevara and the awakening of an internationalist movement.
The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, arraigned by the International Criminal Court, had the temerity to request his release until the start of the trial.
The Obama administration is giving Rwanda President Kagame a pass on enabling violence in the Congo.
Campaigns mounted to ask the candidates questions about human rights abuses and atrocities in places like Darfur, the Sudans, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo were ignored.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus, Friends of the Congo, and Africa Faith & Justice Network held a briefing on the M23 uprising, the involvement of the Rwandan government, and ethnic tensions in Eastern DRC.
Come to a briefing on the renewed violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the questions and the answers to the conflict.
January 17, 2012 is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba by the United States and Belgium in cahoots with select Congolese elites. Congolese and friends of the Congo throughout the globe commemorate Lumumba’s assassination each year to bring attention to the Congolese people’s pursuit of freedom and liberation in the heart of Africa. Since the assassination of Lumumba the foreign multi-national corporations of the 1% profit from the plundering of the Congo’s abundant mineral resources and are complicit in the super-exploitation of Congolese labor. They are also the underlying engine of the violent conflict in the country. Join us for a day of demonstration, film screening and teach-in on the current crisis in the Congo and how you can join the global movement in support of self-determination in the heart of Africa.
Jobs certainly thought differently, but the company he created acted the same as the competition.
Critics have wrongly attacked U.S. legislation designed to regulate minerals imported from Congo.
The United States and its allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played a significant role in the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century.
Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth exposes the role that the United States and its allies, Rwanda and Uganda have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. The film locates the Congo crisis in a historical, social and political context. It unveils analysis and prescriptions by leading experts, practitioners, activists and intellectuals that are not normally available to the general public. The film is a call to conscience and action.
You may have watched the great British TV series “Blood on the Wire.” Is Apple “Blood on the Wireless”?