Conflict Minerals: The Truth Underlying the Systemic Looting of Congo

Archive for April, 2010

Core Themes In Understanding The Congo

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Executive Director of Friends of the Congo, Maurice Carney, provides core elements for those seeking to understand the Congo, its history, current situation and how one should approach, learning, research, advocacy and policy around the Congo.

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April 23rd, 2010 at 2:48 am

Posted in Congo Resources

Congolese Woman Speaks Out

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In this four video series, Congolese activist and Women Coordinator for Friends of the Congo, Bibiane Tshefu, articulates how there is a complicity in the international community when it comes to ending the conflict in the Congo.

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part IV

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April 10th, 2010 at 11:56 pm

Posted in Ask the Africans

Adam Hochschild of King Leopold’s Ghost Chimes in on Conflict Minerals Debate

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In the April edition of Mother Jones, Adam Hochschild notes “The real problem is not conflict minerals, but the fact that Congo’s long-suffering people reap only a tiny share of their country’s vast wealth.” Read the entire article here:

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April 1st, 2010 at 8:21 am

Posted in Ask the Africans

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