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Beyond Kony: Spotlight On Central Africa ACTION
World  (tags: Kony, human rights, Congo, Sudan, Uganda, petition, family, disease )

Nancy
- 2283 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
- 2284 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.
Justice for 6 Million Congolese Who Died ACTION
World  (tags: genocide, Congo, violence, death, crime, human rights )

Nancy
- 2286 days ago - gopetition.com
6 Million people was been killed and more million women raped in RD Congo in 1996 to 2003. In 1994 in Rwanda 800,000 people was killed and the entire world was raised to reproach that action and named that Genocide.
Women's Rights Petition: Ask Apple to Guarantee Products Don't Fund Rape and Violence in the Congo | Change.Org
World  (tags: rape, violence, Congo, Apple, petition )

Jenny
- 2425 days ago - change.org
The Congo, wracked by intense armed conflict for years, is a major source of the minerals needed foriPods, iPads, and Macs. Sign this petition to tell Apple that you want to know their products aren't tainted by funding rape and violence abroad.
TAKE ACTION: Speak Up for Conflict Minerals Regulations
World  (tags: TAKE ACTION: SIGN PETITION, conflict, corruption, Congo, conflict minerals, crime, ethics, government, humanrights )

RosemaryR
- 2496 days ago - www2.americanprogress.org
This is a critical moment for conflict minerals regulations. Join us in the fight to ensure our electronics products are not fueling rape and violence in eastern Congo by sending an email to your Member of Congress. Ask them to weigh in with the SEC ..
Peace at What Price?: U.N. Sex Crimes in Congo - ABC News
World  (tags: un, congo, corruption, conflict, humanrights, lies, abuse )

Judith
- 2550 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Widespread allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of Congolese women, boys and girls have been made against U.N. personnel who were sent to help and protect them--despite a so-called zero tolerance policy touted by the United nations toward such
New Congolese Law 'Significant' Step for Indigenous Rights - UN Expert
World  (tags: world, africa, Congo, politics, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, goodnews )

AWAY AWHI
- 2720 days ago - un.org
An independent United Nations human rights expert today welcomed a new law recently adopted in the Republic of Congo, calling it a "significant" step in ensuring the rights of indigenous peoples.
U.N. Puts Congo Sex Attacks at More Than 500
World  (tags: congo, sex, rape, attack, UN )

Sophie
- 2842 days ago - edition.cnn.com
U.N. officials on Tuesday put the number of rapes and other sexual attacks in eastern Congo since late July at more than 500, more than double the previous estimate.
4 Days, 179 Congolese Women Raped
World  (tags: congo, women, rape, weapon of war, sexual assault )

Merissa
- 2852 days ago - womensrights.change.org
These days, rape is to the Congo like peanut butter is to jelly. The two seem to naturally go together, so high are the rates of rape as a weapon of war and civilian sexual assaults in the conflict-torn Congo.
U.N. Congo Report Offers New View on Genocide Era
World  (tags: Congo, Africa, United Nations, US, world, conflict, corruption, death, Refugees&Relief, politics, violence )

Michelle
- 2852 days ago - nytimes.com
A forthcoming United Nations report on 10 years of extraordinary violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo bluntly challenges the conventional history of events there after the 1994 Rwandan genocide, charging that invading troops from Rwanda ...
U.S. Vows Help in Fight Against Congo Sexual Violence
World  (tags: africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, conflict, Congo, politics, usa, terrorism, violence, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 2855 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The United States will help any effort to bring to justice rebels accused in the "horrific" mass rape of women and children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said .
Savage Attacks in Congo Go Unreported for Months
World  (tags: Invisible Children, Human Rights, Congo, War, Violence, Torture, Africa )

Jessie
- 2884 days ago - thevibe.socialvibe.com
"One victim, a young mother, had her lips pulled with pliers as they cut them, along with her right ear, off with a knife. The rebels mutilate people like this everywhere they go as a savage warning to those who dare speak of, or hear about the LRA."
DRC: Getting Away With Rape
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, africa, crime, rape, legal, get away, 9-year-old, DRC, Congo, justice system, fail, victims, police, mobile court, gender issue, conflict )

Naoko
- 2898 days ago - irinnews.org
When nine-year-old Jeanne from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo was raped by a neighbour, her parents were determined he would not get away with it. With the help of an international organization that provides legal services for
CONGO: Blood and Treasure
World  (tags: world, africa, Congo, resources, politics, violence, government, corruption )

AWAY AWHI
- 3004 days ago - motherjones.com
Why one of the world's richest countries is also one of its poorest.
The Heart of Darkness: Congo.
World  (tags: Congo, raped, mutilation, torture, destruction, injustice, bestiality, )

Marta
- 3019 days ago - wluml.org
For women, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is the heart of darkness: a territory where they are sexually attacked, mutilated and killed in ways so vicious that the United Nations calls it unprecedented. But for the survivors, the horror

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