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Crisis In Congo

Crisis In Congo

Detained by Congo’s secret police

In the Newsroom

December 3, 2008
Detained by Congo’s secret police

Video journalist Taylor Krauss reports on the conflict in eastern Congo with Michael Kavanagh and describes their detention by Congo's notorious secret police.

Giving a human face to Congo’s conflict

In the Newsroom

December 3, 2008
Giving a human face to Congo’s conflict

Michael Kavanagh of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting writes about his experience covering the conflict in eastern Congo for Worldfocus.

A fragile ceasefire in eastern Congo

Web Original Video

November 25, 2008
A fragile ceasefire in eastern Congo

Alan Doss, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in the Democratic Republic of Congo, speaks to Martin Savidge about the fragile ceasefire.

Congo’s women mutilated, children sent into battle

Blogwatch / Video

November 7, 2008
Congo’s women mutilated, children sent into battle

John Prendergast of the ENOUGH project discusses the use of rape as a weapon in eastern Congo as well as prospects for the UN in the region.

Q&A: History, rebels and crisis in eastern Congo

Q&A on Crisis in Congo

November 3, 2008
Q&A: History, rebels and crisis in eastern Congo

Michael Kavanagh of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting answers your questions about the crisis in DR Congo.

Rich natural resources partly fuel crisis in Congo

Blogwatch / Audio

November 3, 2008
Rich natural resources partly fuel crisis in Congo

Scott Baldauf of The Christian Science Monitor says the ongoing crisis in eastern Congo is partly fueled by contested mineral resources -- the country is rich in copper, diamonds, cobalt, petroleum, gold, silver, zinc and coltan.

Humanitarian crisis worsens in Congo

Video

October 30, 2008
Humanitarian crisis worsens in Congo

Michael Kavanagh of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting discusses the roots of the ongoing conflict, the rebel demands and the worsening humanitarian crisis.

Crisis and chaos claim eastern Congo

Blogwatch / Audio

October 29, 2008
Crisis and chaos claim eastern Congo

Karl Steinacker, a UNHCR coordinator in Goma, discusses the worsening situation in Congo.

UN commander resigns as thousands flee in Congo

Audio

October 27, 2008
UN commander resigns as thousands flee in Congo

Michael Kavanagh discusses the escalating violence in eastern Congo while trapped inside a UN compound.

Protesters pelt UN compound in eastern Congo

In the Newsroom

October 27, 2008
Protesters pelt UN compound in eastern Congo

Worldfocus correspondent Michael Kavanagh reports from inside a UN compound, which faced a storm of protesters.

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