So how do you get away with arming a rebel force that attacks UN peacekeepers, rapes women and recruits children? You need powerful friends.
Imagine that millions have been killed and continue to die, hundreds of thousands of women have been systematically raped and are still being brutalized, corporate plundering reigns, the 2nd largest rainforest in the world, being destroyed and mass crimes have been committed and remain widespread – yet the world has been deadly silent. This is modern-day Congo.
President Barack Obama concluded his trip to Africa on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. After visiting Senegal and South Africa, President Obama’s last stop on his African tour was in Tanzania where he visited President Jakaya Kikwete. Both President Obama and Kikwete have made auspicious statements regarding the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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