Minerals extracted in the DRC are said to fund rebel groups connected with crimes of rape and murder. Advocate groups are working to limit the use of conflict minerals in electronics like cell phones.
Walikale is notorious, even within eastern Congo. Villagers sleep in the bush for security and return to the village during the day to impersonate normal lives.
One young girl's story of being abducted, raped and forced to marry an army commander of The Lord's Resistance Army.
A former child soldier tells how he was abducted and conscripted into Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army.
Produced by the Pulitzer Center, "Congo's Bloody Coltan" is a glimpse at coltan's role in the Democratic Republic of Congo's ongoing civil war.
Can Barack Obama really defeat Central Africa's worst guerrilla warlord?
The Obama administration releases its strategy for disarming the Lord's Resistance Army of Uganda's Joseph Kony. What does it say? What's missing?
America wants to end the reign of the brutal rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army. But can it?
In a joint reporting project of Human Rights Watch and the Pulitzer Center, victims of one of Africa's most notorious rebel groups make personal appeals for U.S. leadership.
The overwhelming majority – possibly approaching 80 percent – of the Lord's Resistance Army's total force is made up of abducted minors; the rebels' show a distinct preference for adolescent boys between 12 and 16.
Footage from Mvemba Phezo Dizolele's reporting project, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where air on Dancing with the Stars on Tuesday, October 19. Dancing with the Stars will use the footage to help tell the story of a group of five dancers from the DRC that will be dancing on the show.
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Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luis Moreno-Ocampo urges American policymakers to take the lead in apprehension efforts, Sudan peace agreement.