Latest Stories Tagged: Congo

Global Politics

UN promotes women's rights

A new agency at the United Nations aims to promote equality and women's rights. The surprise list of the board members includes Saudi Arabia, Libya and Congo. Philippe Bolopion, UN advocacy director for Human Rights Watch speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.

Arts, Culture & Media

Face to face with Congo rapists

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Jocelyn Kelly, research coordinator for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She tells anchor Lisa Mullins that many of the rapists have been soldiers since boyhood and aren't able to question orders from superior officers.

Conflict & Justice

UN report on Congo killings

A United Nations report on killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo between 1993 and 2003 accuses six other African nations of being involved in atrocities there. The World's Laura Lynch reports on how those countries are reacting to the report.

Global Politics

Cell phones and conflict minerals

There's growing concern in the US that minerals used in the manufacture of electronics are linked to criminal activity in eastern Congo. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with two experts on the matter, Mike Loch of Motorola, and Mike Davis with Global Witness.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's quiz answer is the Democratic Republic of Congo. Anchor David Baron speaks with Adam Hokeschild, author of 'King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa.'