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Note: Posts published before September 2017 have been archived. Some older posts remain available.


The influx of more than 300 000 Congolese migrants from Angola and the situation in Kasai (IRIN)

Last week in this post we wrote about the deteriorating humanitarian and food security situation in the Kasai region, and we also mentioned another issue: in the past weeks, Angola’s crackdown on informal diamond mining had led to the expulsion of 200 000 Congolese migrants and their...

Mobile Film Festival 2018: 51 minutes for Human Rights #StandUp4HumanRights

Ten years ago, to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), our founder Max Dana launched the ’60 Signers for the 60th Anniversary’ Initiative supported by Amnesty International, UNICEF, UNHCR, Human Rights Watch, FIDH, Reporters without...

Agencies sound alarm over sexual attacks, murder and torture in Congo

In an article published this afternoon titled: ‘They killed my children and raped me’: sexual violence remains rife in Congo, The Guardian indicates the conflict in Kasai Central province that was thought to have subsided after a peak of violence more than a year ago,...

The Golden Laundromat: The conflict gold trade from eastern Congo to the United States and Europe (The Sentry)

We regularly mention The Sentry on the MagkaSama Project, an initiative of the Enough Project and Not On Our Watch. As you know, we supported several of the Enough Project campaigns over the years on topics we focus on such as conflict minerals and human rights. The Sentry publishes news...

Louise Mushikiwabo, le Rwanda, la Francophonie… Et les francophones !

Les 11 et 12 octobre 2018 s’est déroulé le XVIIe Sommet de la Francophonie à Erevan en Arménie. Pendant deux jours, les Chefs d’État et de gouvernement francophones ont débattu des grands enjeux mondiaux et de la contribution de la Francophonie pour y répondre, notamment...

Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, October 14 – 20, 2018

Since 2008, we have participated in Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, and many of you joined us in 2013 when we organized events and discussions during this special week. The purpose of Congo Week is to raise global consciousness about the situation in the Congo and advocate for peace,...

Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize!

On Friday, Nadia Murad and Congolese Dr Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for their “efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war“. We often mention the incredible work of Denis Mukwege at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, he has been...

The City of Joy Documentary is now available on Netflix

Documentaries have a very important role and we think they have the power to change the world. They promote greater understanding of the major events and issues of our time, and they can educate ourselves about important issues and change our perspective. We frequently organize online...

Evan Atar Adaha, chirurgien au Soudan du Sud, lauréat du prix Nansen 2018

Nous célébrons régulièrement l’engagement d’hommes et de femmes, médecins d’exception, qui mettent leurs compétences au service des populations les plus démunies. Certains travaillent dans des conditions particulièrement difficiles et ils sauvent quotidiennement...

Watch The Journey of Gold and Support conflict-free artisanal gold sourcing in Congo!

On Friday last week, we asked our Members, friends and supporters who are concerned about conflict minerals, to watch The Journey of Gold, a Virtual Reality experience exploring Nyamurhale, an artisanal gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....




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