500 Years Is long enough! Human Depravity In The Congo

By Robert J. Burrowes, Popular Resistance -

I would like to tell you something about human depravity and illustrate just how widespread it is among those we often regard as ‘responsible’. I am going to use the Democratic Republic of the [...]

Over Four Million People Displaced as Crisis Deepens in the Congo

By Badylon Kawanda Bakiman, Toward Freedom -

The numbers are hard to fathom. Nearly two million people driven from their homes in 2017 alone. The worst cholera epidemic of the past 15 years, with over 55,000 cases and more than 1,000 [...]

Why AFRICOM Matters And What You Can Do About It

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has a long history of intervention in Africa that is not widely discussed. Africa is a continent with tremendous resources that has been colonized and exploited by Western [...]

US Ally Uganda Attacks Congo’s Beni Territory

By Ann Garrison and Boniface Musavuli, Counterpunch.org -

The Congo crisis is now one of the greatest humanitarian emergencies in the world and the most underreported. An average of 5,500 people a day flee violence and insecurity, even more than in [...]

19 Democracy Activists In The Congo Released

By Staff, www.news24.com -

By Staff of News 24 - Kinshasa - Nineteen pro-democracy activists arrested during a protest against the Democratic Republic of Congo's president Joseph Kabila were released on Tuesday, their [...]

Congo Implodes As Africom Expands

By Dan Wright, www.shadowproof.com -

By Dan Wright for Shadow Proof - The Democratic Republic of Congo has been thrown into another political crisis after Congo President Joseph Kabila refused to leave office after his second term [...]

DR Congo President Unlikely To Give Up Power

By Maud Jullien, www.bbc.com -

By Maud Jullien for BBC - Political opponents and activists say that everything is in place for President Joseph Kabila to extend his stay in power, thus violating the constitution and [...]

Tech Giants Look Other Way On Rights Abuses From Congo Cobalt Mining

By KiMi Robinson, www.truthdig.com -

By KiMi Robinson for Truthdig. The Democratic Republic of Congo is paying the price for being the world’s largest producer of raw cobalt, a vital ingredient in lithium-ion batteries for electric [...]

US History of Overthrowing Elected Leaders

One dramatic change in the last 50 years is the consistent opposition of the American public to such interventions. This was perhaps best illustrated in the 1980’s when U.S. solidarity movements [...]