Topic: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Former foreign minister of Thailand weighs in on Thailand's crisis.
05/17/2010 11:02 am
Congo’s President Kabila wants to pull out UN forces. But Congo is still at war and dealing with tremendous violence. The international community and the Congolese need to create a vision and strategy first.
05/14/2010 11:41 am
As with the 2006 World Cup in Germany, a rampant sex trade is of concern to human rights groups ahead of the World Cup 2010 in South Africa, which kicks off next month. Prostitutes, many from impoverished Zimbabwe, are arriving to cash in on an estimated 500,000 visiting fans.
05/12/2010 03:03 pm
Maternal mortality in India has fallen by 60 percent since 1980, despite widespread poverty and skeletal health care. The progress surprised some health-care workers.
05/11/2010 12:25 pm
A judgment that cleared Roy Bennett of terrorism and theft charges Monday signals a new autonomy in Zimbabwe's judicial system. But it does 't mean that President Robert Mugabe is ready to accept Bennett in his government.
05/10/2010 03:18 pm
Group homes and networks are helping mothers in Congo to counter harsh discrimination as well as their frequent reluctance to accept children of rape. Since fighting engulfed eastern Congo in the late 1990s, hundreds of thousands of women have been victims of sexual violence.
05/09/2010 10:29 am
Human Rights Watch researcher Carina Tertsakian was denied a work visa in what critics charge is part of a new Rwanda crackdown by strongman President Paul Kagame.
04/25/2010 04:35 pm
After being charged Wednesday with denying the 1994 genocide, Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was released on bail Thursday. The move is the latest sign of rising tensions ahead of August presidential elections
04/22/2010 01:01 pm
The State Department's new Civilian Response Corps supplements US military efforts in disaster areas, such as Haiti, and war zones. It's still small but has the backing of top officials.
04/15/2010 02:35 pm
Terry Hodson, who now lives in South Africa, delivers food and offers comfort and advice to refugees from the troubles in neighboring Zimbabwe.
04/12/2010 11:02 am