Monthly Archives: August 2011

It’s Time to Listen to the Congolese

A New York Times op-ed (Aug. 7, 2011), How Congress Devastated Congo, offers a blistering critique of the conflict minerals plank of the Dodd-Frank Act. Though the act hasn’t been implemented, the author argues that a pre-emptive minerals ban is … Continue reading

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Slain Congolese Human Rights Advocate Receives Democracy Service Medal

The National Endowment for Democracy honored Floribert Chebeya with its Democracy Service Medal in a ceremony, July 26, held at the United States Holocaust Museum. Chebeya was awarded the medal posthumously for his work as founder and president of Voix … Continue reading

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