Conflict Minerals: The Truth Underlying the Systemic Looting of Congo

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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

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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: http://motherjones.com/politics/2010/02/congo-gold-adam-hochschild

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April 1st, 2010 at 8:21 am

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Congolese filmmaker urges us to stop breeding dependency through NGOs

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Congolese filmmaker Petna Ndaliko Katondolo speaks about the non-profit industrial complex at the 2009 “Congo in Harlem” film festival.

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February 8th, 2010 at 3:14 am

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