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'Make The Economy Scream': On Economic Terrorism
World  (tags: Chile, Congo, credit default swaps, Milton Friedman, neoliberalism, Pinochet, terrorism )

Judy
- 470 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Oligarchs, vulture capitalists, corporations, titans of finance and so on, all have threatened world markets with destruction if there isn't a continuance of their failed fiscal policies.
Ask for a U.S. Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region ACTION
World  (tags: war, humanrights, world, violence, Congo, Ntaganda, Mary Robinson, Great Lakes )

Nancy
- 541 days ago - www2.americanprogress.org
Recently, wanted war criminal and M23 rebel leader Bosco ("The Terminator") Ntaganda turned himself in to the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda. And Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, was appointed the UN...
U.N. Approves New Force to Pursue Congo's Rebels
World  (tags: world, humanrights, peace, war, crime, UN, Congo )

Nancy
- 541 days ago - nytimes.com
The brigade will be part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo, within its troop ceiling of 19,815. The United Nations currently has more than 17,700 peacekeepers and more than 1,400 international police in Congo.
M23 Rebel Leader Bosco Ntaganda Pleads 'Not Guilty' at the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: violence, crimes, Bosco Ntaganda, Congo, M23, war crimes, ICC )

Nancy
- 541 days ago - enoughproject.org
Ntaganda, also known as "The Terminator," a nickname that reflects the brutal reputation he earned through his violent career, is widely considered one of the most blatant perpetrators of mass atrocities in eastern Congo.
Congolese Warlord Bosco Ntaganda Turns Himself In
World  (tags: violence, crimes, Bosco Ntaganda, Congo, war crimes, ICC )

Nancy
- 548 days ago - hrw.org
The United States government indicated it would send the Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to be tried for grave international crimes. Ntaganda turned himself in to the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, on March-
White House: Defend the People of Congo ACTION
World  (tags: Congo, violence, world, humanrights, crime, conflict, politics, government )

Nancy
- 665 days ago - www2.americanprogress.org
The U.S. government can help end the crisis. Now, more than ever, it's time to show leadership. We need to encourage the White House to promote peace in the region. Join the Enough Project's Raise Hope for Congo Campaign, Jewish World Watch, Free the...
Nintendo: Slavery Is Not a Game ACTION
World  (tags: conflict minerals, Congo, SEC, Dodd-Frank, mining, conflict, death, Nintendo, violence, world )

Nancy
- 738 days ago - walkfree.org
Ask Nintendo to take the first step toward conflict-free products by auditing its supply chain and making that information public:
Yet Again, Congo Faces The Specter Of Civil War
World  (tags: world, Congo, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, violence, society, politics, news, war )

Cal
- 742 days ago - npr.org
For years, armed militias have been stalking the lush forests in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, committing all sorts of atrocities against villagers. And now one of the most war-ravaged countries in the world has another looming pro
SEC Rules on Conflict Minerals: Positive Step But Threat of Lawsuit Lingers
World  (tags: conflict minerals, Congo, SEC, Dodd-Frank, mining, conflict, death, violence, world )

Nancy
- 758 days ago - enoughproject.org
On Wednesday, after years of energized attention from activists across the United States, the SEC voted to adopt conflict minerals regulations for Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act.
WITH WAR SPREADING IN CONGO, YOUTH MUST ESCAPE 'FORCED RECRUITMENT'
World  (tags: war crimes, child soldiers, world, politics, africa, Congo, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, freedoms, ethics, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 767 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Youth organizations are mobilizing and asking their peers not to respond to solicitations from militia recruiters. The Union of Young People for the Development of the Town and Territory of Beni (UJDTB) released a statement condemning the use of child sol
Playing for Peace-Athletes From the Democratic Republic of Congo.
World  (tags: Kony, human rights, Congo, Sudan, petition, family, athletes, Olympics, London )

Nancy
- 779 days ago - pinterest.com
"Because of the [girls' soccer] matches we play, I have met many new friends from areas outside my village. I say to my family that I am the example of gender equality because I go to play matches all over Bunyakiri."
Mission in the Balance: Challenges for U.S. Advisors in Helping to End the LRA
World  (tags: Kony, human rights, Congo, Sudan, Uganda, family, LRA, children )

Nancy
- 849 days ago - enoughproject.org
The time for debate is over -- the LRA has already carried out 53 attacks this year, is responsible for the displacement 445,000 civilians and continues to operate freely in the border area between Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan, and South Sudan.
Friends of the Congo
World  (tags: crime, freedoms, world, Congo, human rights, politics, violence, unitednations, children )

Nancy
- 917 days ago - friendsofthecongo.org
Raising consciousness about the challenge of the Congo and supporting Congolese institutions as they strive to bring about peaceful and lasting change.
Beyond Kony: Spotlight On Central Africa ACTION
World  (tags: Kony, human rights, Congo, Sudan, Uganda, petition, family, disease )

Nancy
- 917 days ago - thehungersite.com
We condemn the actions of Joseph Kony; and at the same time, emphasize the need for attention on the other important issues there -- like malaria, access to clean water, and nodding disease, which ails thousands of children.
End the Use of Child Soldiers ACTION
World  (tags: Kony, human rights, Congo, Sudan, Uganda, petition, family, LRA, children )

Nancy
- 918 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
While the United States is supporting efforts to apprehend LRA leader Joseph Kony, it must also ensure that other armed groups and governments in the region cease recruiting child soldiers and help rehabilitate the children who are already soldiers.
 

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