Tagged: DRC

Press Release

Kinshasa One Two an album by DRC Music will be released digitally by Warp Records on 3rd October 2011 with a CD/vinyl release to follow on 7th November, to benefit Oxfam.

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Thousands of people in the DRC have fled from the LRA. Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

In a new protection survey undertaken by Oxfam in areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the majority of people said they feel less safe in 2011 than they did last year.

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The UN Security Council should ensure that the UN mission in Congo (MONUSCO) has adequate and appropriate resources to protect civilians from attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and to avert election-related violence

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On October 17, 2010, 20,000 women and men participated in a march in Bukavu to demand economic and social changes, demilitarization and the end of rape as a weapon of war. Oxfam and our partners joined women who travelled from 41 countries to attend the march.

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Each and every peacekeeper is still needed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, aid agency Oxfam said today (28 May) as the United Nations Security Council renewed the mandate of MONUC, the UN peacekeeping force in the country.

Emergency Article

A stunning new exhibition – From Congo with Love – by renowned fashion photographer Rankin captures the lives of families fleeing violence in war-torn DR Congo. Share the love now and add your image to our photo petition.

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Video of Naomi's story, just one of many appalling stories of human rights abuses in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. Please join our Stop the Killing in the Congo Petition to help change this.

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The crisis in Congo is often known as the ‘forgotten conflict’, yet it is a war that has killed over 5 million people. We have an opportunity to show the UN, and the world, that the killing must stop. Sign our Crisis in Congo petition now.

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Water taps at Bulengo camp, one of four IDP camps on the outskirts of Goma. Credit: Suzi O'Keefe/Oxfam

The Congolese government’s military operation in eastern Congo, Kimia II, backed by UN peacekeepers and aimed at neutralizing the threat from a Rwandan Hutu militia group, the FDLR, has resulted in an unacceptable cost for the civilian population.

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