Changing perspectives through theatre – working with child soldiers in DRC
For the past two years, drama workshops have been carried out in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for former child soldiers,... Read More
The Congo’s political crisis is stirring deadly violence in Kasai and beyond
International Refugee Rights Initiative’s new report about violence and displacement in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) describes how attacks by... Read More
Preventing the persecution of women in Africa
In most violent conflicts, women typically become easy targets due to a widespread tolerance of sexual violence, the absence of a strong legal framework, an inaccessible... Read More
Justice denied? The ICC’s record in the DRC
The ICC has pursued the ‘small fish’ in the DRC, letting those most responsible for the worst crimes off the hook.
Rwanda and the DR Congo – ending the culture of impunity
Tackling the root causes of war between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo requires an end to the culture of impunity, particularly the prosecution of alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF).
The Democratic Republic of Congo – the business of war
A heady mix of rebels pursuing power, abundant resources and a lack of strategic solutions to address the underlying problems continues to fuel violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.