Eastern Congo

5 Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

Representative Boozman Signs On To Conflict Minerals Bill

Exciting news!  Earlier today, Representative John Boozman (R-AR) became the 32nd cosponsor of the Conflict Minerals Trade Act, or H.R. 4128 because of activist action.  Read More »

New Cosponsors For Conflict Minerals Bills

Tin ore - S. Lezhnev

Both House and Senate conflict minerals bills continued to pick up momentum in the last two months, with the addition of one cosponsor to the House bill and four to the Senate's.   Read More »

Representative Ros-Lehtinen Responds to Congo Campaign

With three days left to go of Enough’s week-long campaign to encourage members of Congress to sign onto the Conflict Minerals Trade Act, the equation for Congo is already beginning to change, thanks to the efforts of activists around the nation.  Read More »

LRA Bill Continues To Roll Forward

H.R. 2478, “The Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009,” continues to pick up steam with 176 representatives signed on as co-sponsors.  Read More »

New Study Shows Severity of Sexual Violence in South Kivu, Congo

Last week the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Oxfam America published an in-depth report investigating sexual violence in eastern Congo.  Read More »

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Audio Slideshow: The Conflict Minerals Supply Chain

In November 2009, Enough consultant Sasha Lezhnev traveled to eastern Congo to investigate the conflict minerals supply chain. Listen to his story in this audio slideshow.  Read More »

Conflict Minerals: Stories from the Mouth of the Mine

Conflict minerals contribute to one of Congo's deadliest conflicts. In November 2009, Enough Project consultant Sasha Lezhnev traveled to Congo to investigate the conflict minerals supply chain, beginning at the mouth of the mine. This is his story.

Conflict minerals contributed to one of Congo's deadliest conflicts. In November 2009, Enough Project consultant Sasha Lezhnev traveled to Congo to investigate the conflict minerals supply chain, beginning at the mouth of the mine. This is his story.

 

 

 

On LRA Uniforms

The use of other forces' uniforms is common practice for the Lord's Resistance Army, a group that is less well-supplied than a normal army, and for the strategic purpose of confusing local populations the LRA targets.  Read More »

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