Category - congo

  • January 15, 2009

    The murder and senseless killing of innocent civilians has to stop, says Shay Cullen. The International Criminal Court has to be strengthened to bring those accused of war crimes to justice

  • December 16, 2008

    Christian Aid says it is now imperative that a regional political solution be found in eastern Congo after a UN report said the Rwandan and Congolese governments are supporting illegal armed groups.

  • November 26, 2008

    Tearfund’s church partner agencies are delivering lifesaving food, water, shelter and emergency medical supplies to some of the tens of thousands of families affected by the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • November 3, 2008

    Help Christian Aid respond to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which has forced thousands of people from their homes.

  • November 3, 2008

    A regional political settlement must be reached in the Great Lakes to prevent any more humanitarian catastrophes as currently being witnessed in north Kivu, Christian Aid has said.

  • October 15, 2007

    Two women theologians from Mexico and the Democratic Republic of Congo due to speak at a Mennonite-sponsored conference for women of colour were denied visas by the US State Department, which cited "lack of assets" as a reason for excluding them.

  • August 1, 2007

    Church agencies, including Britain's Christian Aid, are calling on the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to act urgently in the case of Pascal Kubungulu Kibembi who was brutally murdered two years ago.

  • January 3, 2007

    The recent peaceful election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is just the first step in uniting a country ravaged by decades of war and dictatorship - writes Alain Kabeya N'tumba, advocacy officer for the Kinshasa office of CAFOD, the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development.

  • December 19, 2006

    Women have borne the brunt of the cruel devastation of war in the Congo and still
    live with huge scars ‚Ä' writes Judy Amunga of Nairobi, Kenya, who participated in a recent Christian Peacemaker Teams delegation to the East of the country.