Most Shared Stories Tagged: Congo

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.

Lord's Resistance Army fuels conflict

The World's Katy Clark reports on a recent wave of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo by a notorious rebel group from neighbouring Uganda known as The Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA. The LRA is believed to have been behind a Christmas Day massacre there that left 400 civilians dead.

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.

Conflict & Justice

Rape Skyrocketing in Congo

A new study in the American Journal of Public Health shows rates of rapes in the Democratic Republic of Congo are skyrocketing. Lisa Shannon, Congo activist and author of "A Thousand Sisters" speaks with Anchor Marco Werman