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War still rages on in corners of eastern Congo

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War still rages on in corners of eastern Congo

Correspondent Michael J. Kavanagh returned to eastern Congo last month to try to understand the conflicting news coming out of the region. He reports on what he saw in Congo's most remote areas: Victims of attempted massacres and kidnappings, sex slaves and torture victims.

Posted: March 26, 2009 16:05   Comments: 2
Rape as a weapon of war in DR Congo

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Rape as a weapon of war in DR Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, war has raged for more than a decade. The United Nations estimates that 200,000 women and children have been raped in that time, some victims as young as three years old.

Posted: December 16, 2008 19:08   Comments: 6
Finding freedom in the outer reaches of Myanmar

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Finding freedom in the outer reaches of Myanmar

Worldfocus contributing bloggers write from the northern region of Myanmar, where ethic Kachins retain relative autonomy despite the presence of the government military.

Posted: December 15, 2008 14:35   Comments: 0
War in DR Congo: The story of Pascal and Vestine

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War in DR Congo: The story of Pascal and Vestine

In the last year alone, more than a million people have fled the fighting in eastern Congo. Worldfocus correspondent Michael Kavanagh tells one family's story.

Posted: December 3, 2008 23:44   Comments: 18
Detained by Congo’s secret police

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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.

Posted: December 3, 2008 17:50   Comments: 5
Giving a human face to Congo’s conflict

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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.

Posted: December 3, 2008 16:29   Comments: 10
Rich natural resources partly fuel crisis in Congo

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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.

Posted: November 3, 2008 18:50   Comments: 1
Humanitarian crisis worsens in Congo

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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.

Posted: October 30, 2008 18:08   Comments: 12
UN commander resigns as thousands flee in Congo

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UN commander resigns as thousands flee in Congo

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

Posted: October 27, 2008 20:42   Comments: 0
Protesters pelt UN compound in eastern Congo

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Protesters pelt UN compound in eastern Congo

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

Posted: October 27, 2008 13:01   Comments: 0

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