Eastern Congo

MSF: ‘We Were Used As Bait' In Congo Army Attack

Congo army convoy - AP
Thousands of civilians were attacked by the Congolese army when it targeted seven Doctors Without Borders vaccination sites last week, the organization said in a press release.

 

Finland, Nokia, Conflict Minerals and [Your Name Here]

What do these things have in common? Pro Fair Trade Finland is organizing a petition through the makeITfair campaign asking Nokia to develop more ethical mobile phones, and they're asking for your help.
 

5 Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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

LRA Commander Tied To "Christmas Massacre" Surrenders

A senior Lord’s Resistance Army commander has surrendered to the Ugandan military, BBC is reporting. Charles Arop, one of the instigators behind last year’s “Christmas massacre” in Congo, handed himself over to troops on Tuesday.  Read More »

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama RUINED Comes to DC

After many months of preparation, we’re excited to announce that a staged reading of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama RUINED is coming to the Kennedy Center next Monday, November 9.  Read More »

Electronics and Atrocities: Tech Supply Chains Must Do No Harm

From the satellite mapping of atrocities and data-driven prosecution of war criminals to the use of social networking to mobilize against repressive regimes, advances in science and technology hold unprecedented potential to make human rights a reality across the world.  Read More »

From Mine to Mobile Phone: The Conflict Minerals Supply Chain

Enough experts lead you down the path of the 3Ts—tin, tantalum, tungsten—and gold from the mines of Eastern Congo all the way to your cell phone.

Slow On The Uptake: UN Drops Support for Congo Army Units

Congo fighting people walking

Amid strong criticism accusing the U.N. mission in Congo of being complicit in shocking abuses against civilians, the U.N. announced yesterday that it would suspend some support for a Congolese military operation that rights groups, including Enough, deem to be doing more harm than good.  Read More »

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Human Rights Debut at the Hollywood Film Festival

Last Saturday, October 24, Enough joined forces with the Hollywood Film Festival to host Ending Violence Against Women, the festival’s first ever human rights symposium.  Read More »

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