Civil society is calling for an end to impunity for the harassment of human rights activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more »
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations peacekeeping mission there should give greater emphasis to the protection of displaced people, says Human ... Read more »
Rwanda's government has threatened to withdraw its peacekeepers if the United Nations publishes a report accusing its troops of massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the ... Read more »
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the ambush of a peacekeeping base which has claimed the lives of three peacekeepers. Read more »
In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the DR of Congo to witness logging firsthand. Read more »
Virunga National Park is in an unstable part the country where competition for land is fierce as more than three million people live close to its borders. Read more »
The inquiry into the killing of the Voice of the Voiceless human rights activist, Floribert Chebeya, is to be handed over to the army. Read more »
Human rights activist Floribert Chebeya, found dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo with his hands tied, likely died of a cardiac arrest, a post-mortem report is suggesting. Read more »
The U.S. recently passed a bill on Ugandan LRA rebels, but LRA's recent attacks in DR Congo have made action on the militia group more urgent, says Human Rights Watch. Read more »
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