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Congo: What's Rwanda got to do with it?



KPFA Weekend News, December 25, 2011

Rwanda: Raissa Ujeneza on Victoire Ingabire and Christmas without her

US Senate committee ponders Congo election theft

KPFA Weekend News, 12.17.2011

Congo Election Violence and the International Criminal Court


KPFA Weekend News, 12.03.2011:  

Human Rights Watch reports 18 dead and 100 wounded, mostly in Kinshasa, mostly supporters of leading opposition candidate Étienne Tshisekedi, shot by sitting President Joseph Kabila's Republican Guard, during the last three days of the presidential and parliamentary election campaign, before the Congolese people began voting on November 28th. More violence is feared, and Human Rights Watch has called on Kabila's government to "immediately reign in its security forces," but International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo has not responded since early November, when he issued a warning that the ICC has jurisdiction in Congo, which most interpreted as a warning to Mr. Tshisekedi

Obama and Congo: the Election, the Bill, and the UN Report


KPFA Weekend News, 11.27.2011


Congolese Americans protested Congo's election in front of the White House two days before Monday's polls, while police clubbed and fired tear gas and live rounds on a crowd marching to meet opposition candidate Étienne Tshisikedi at the airport.  




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