Category Archives: Congo

New Must-Watch Video

Friends of the Congo have produced a new must-watch video:

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U.S. Evangelicals Should Address Injustices in the Congo

Americans are becoming more aware of the sickening epidemic of rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo and how violence in the country over the past 14 years has left over 5 million dead. It was good to learn in … Continue reading

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The Politics of Genocide Allow Atrocities in the Congo to Continue

The international community seems to have a huge capacity to look the other way when the victims of a genocide are Africans, and a larger issue is how slowly the world comes to terms with mass killings that take place … Continue reading

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New York Times Congo Series Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times international correspondent, recently completed a series of articles, op-ed’s and blog postings about his recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo. His final entry was The Grotesque Vocabulary in Congo. His series, which concentrated … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Decried Profiteering at Expense of Poor Overseas

Today the media, politicians, and community leaders will mark the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., as primarily a call to volunteerism. But his more challenging messages, such as the speech he delivered at Riverside Church in April 1967 in … Continue reading

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Avatar’s Theme Has Striking Similarities to the Plundering of Congo

Avatar, the most popular movie in recent years, delivers more than 3-D special effects and an exotic adventure that keep you on the edge of your seat. It also has something important to say about the plundering of mineral wealth … Continue reading

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Aid Agencies Seek Temporary Halt to Congo Military Offensive

The Voice of America reported¬† that the Congo Advocacy Coalition, a coalition of 84 aid groups, is calling the human costs of a government military offensive in eastern Congo unacceptable. View article. The group is urging the UN to suspend … Continue reading

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