Monthly Archives: November 2012

US Should Do More in Congo

Last week while the media was fixed on Gaza, the Rwanda-backed militia known as M23 took over Goma, the most important city in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. This latest surge of violence, which started months … Continue reading

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Calling on Congress to Address the Crisis in the Kivus

The M23 rebel group, who U.N. experts say are backed by neighboring Rwanda, on Sunday advanced to within 5 km of Goma, the provincial capital of Congo’s North Kivu province, after pushing back U.N. peacekeepers and government troops, Reuters has … Continue reading

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An Assassination Attempt on Congo’s Good Doctor

Congo’s compassionate hero Dr. Denis Mukwege, who has reportedly treated more than 40,000 women in the last 12 years — and performed more than 15,000 operations on women whose genitals and internal organs have been destroyed by sexual violence, has … Continue reading

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