Topic: Ituri Province
Congolese warlord Ngudjolo was acquitted of all charges of war crimes at the International Criminal Court today, raising doubts about the case against better-known, co-accused Katanga.
The International Criminal Court handed down its first sentence today, ordering warlord Thomas Lubanga to serve 14 years for the recruitment and use of child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But the children of eastern Congo still need our attention.
The advocates arguing that recent US 'conflict minerals' legislation will help bring peace to eastern Congo are operating on a flawed understanding of the violence and the logic that motivates the fighters.
07/27/2010 08:07 am
The world must act to stop this weapon of war.
01/27/2009 12:00 am
More than 2,000 Rwandan troops entered Congo Tuesday to help hunt down Hutu rebels who are blamed for the 1994 genocide of about 800,000 Rwandan Tutsis.
01/22/2009 12:00 am