All Articles on DR Congo

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'A Scourge of Biblical Proportions': UN Leaders Sound Alarm on East Africa Locust Crisis in Call for Global Response
The worst outbreak in decades has devastated crops across a region already enduring food insecurity, conflict, and climate impacts.
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Despite taking some steps to address the issue of child soldiers, the TIP states that the South Sudanese government “continued to use and recruit child soldiers… at times by force,” and did not fully implement its own action plan to demobilize children from security forces. (Photo: Charles Lomodong/AFP via Getty Images) Views
For 9th Straight Year, US Grants Waivers to Countries Violating Anti-Child Soldier Law
The White House recently announced the US was granting full or partial waivers to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA) to Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Iraq, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.
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There are currently 5.6 million displaced Congolese and it's estimated that 99% were made homeless due to violence. (Photo by Leon Sadiki/City Press/Gallo Images/Getty Images) Views
As the World Looks Away, Death Stalks the Democratic Republic of Congo
The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war.
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Today, Libya is again—or rather, still—a country at war. (Photo: Reuters) Views
How to Read a Broken Body: Literature in an Era of Endless War
"I'm never going to be well. I still have pain."
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Tipping Point: UN Biodiversity Chief Warns Burning of Amazon Could Lead to 'Cascading Collapse of Natural Systems'
"If we don't work together, we are going to die together."
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 ICE has an annual budget of around $7.5 billion, which is spent in absolute denial of our interconnectedness. It “protects” the country by defining emigrants as aliens and denying them virtually all basic rights. (Photo: Ilias Bartolini/flickr/cc) Views
The Strongest People on the Planet
A refugee's plight: A mother and daughter's two year journey to the United States
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The truth is that tribal people are the best conservationists and understand their environment better than anyone else.(Photo: Survival International) Views
A Colonialist Land Grab Is Happening Right Now in Congo
In the name of "conservation," thousands of families, tribes and communities in Africa and Asia have had their land stolen and been forced into destitution and despair
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New Report Highlights Need for Clean Energy Transition That Doesn't Rely on Dirty Mining
"The responsible materials transition will need to be scaled up just as ambitiously as the 100 percent renewable energy transition."
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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Two 'Courageous' Campaigners Against Sexual Violence as Weapon of War
"Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes."
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Nikki Haley’s Trip to Africa Will Be Exercise in Hypocrisy
Trump's aim of "reducing costs at any cost" leaves Africa's myriad hotspots even more vulnerable than they already are
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