Clashes in Eastern Congo

Congolese gather at an improvised displaced persons camp in Kibati, 15 miles north of the provincial capital of Goma, near where fighting was centered. (By Walter Astrada -- Getty Images)
Congolese gather at an improvised displaced persons camp in Kibati, 15 miles north of the provincial capital of Goma, near where fighting was centered. (By Walter Astrada -- Getty Images)
Minerals found in consumer electronic devices help finance civil war in Congo.
 
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Congo Republic's heavy use of D.C. lobbyists prompts questions (Post, August 25, 2010; 4:32 PM)
 
Trying to curb trade of 'conflict minerals': Financial reform bill has provision aimed at atrocities in Congo (Post, July 21, 2010)
 
Letter from Congo: Labels hide the lies of the 'sapeur' lifestyle (Post, March 11, 2010)
 
Abusive Congolese colonel got aid: U.N. says it no longer supplies officer accused of overseeing massacres (Post, March 9, 2010)
 
U.N. urged to cease aid to Congo regime accused of horrific acts: Human Rights Watch cites surge in brutal killings and gang rapes (Post, December 15, 2009)
 
Congolese army units lose U.N. aid: Civilian killings were tip of atrocities iceberg, rights groups say (Post, November 3, 2009)
 
U.N. Official Assails Congo Operation (Post, October 16, 2009)
 
Assaults Sustained in E. Congo: Congolese Forces, Rwandan Militias Kill, Displace Civilians (Post, October 14, 2009)
 
Clinton Puts Spotlight On Women's Issues: Elevating Rights Is a Focus of Secretary (Post, August 18, 2009)
 
Clinton Condemns Attacks on Civilians in E. Congo: Secretary Calls for Prosecution of Soldiers, Militiamen in Rapes (Post, August 12, 2009)
 
Congo's Women Treated as Spoils of War: Rape Epidemic Worsens After Troops Arrive to Counter Rebels (Post, August 11, 2009)
 
Clinton to Visit E. Congo, Will Press for Ways to End Long Conflict (Post, August 11, 2009)
 
Congo's Rape Epidemic Worsens During U.S.-Backed Military Operation (Post, August 10, 2009; 4:09 PM)
 
Nearly Forgotten Forces of WWII: In Congo, Old Soldiers Tell of Difficult Days Under Colonial Command (Post, August 4, 2009)
 
A Conflict's Deadly Ripple Effects: Fighting in Congo Has Killed Millions, Most of Them Succumbing To Displacement, Flights Through Harsh Jungles and Lack of Care (Post, August 2, 2009)
 
Fresh Nightmares in Congo's Drive Against Rwandans: Villagers Describe Atrocities on Both Sides of Conflict (Post, June 25, 2009)
 
Congo, Rwanda Call Joint Offensive a Success: Observers Are More Guarded, Warning That Situation May Have Been Improved Only a Little (Post, February 28, 2009)
 
Rwanda's Move Into Congo Fuels Suspicion: Some in Mineral-Rich Region See Broader Motives Than Disarming Hutu Militiamen (Post, February 13, 2009)
 
In Congo, an Exodus of Militiamen: U.N. Unit Overwhelmed as Rwandan Hutus Lay Down Arms, Seek Repatriation (Post, February 4, 2009)
 
In Congo, Fresh Anxieties: Operation With Rwandan Troops Targeting Hutu Militias Could Become Civilian Bloodbath, Rights Groups Warn (Post, February 1, 2009)
 
Displaced Congolese Return To Prospect of More Violence (Post, January 25, 2009)
 
Rwanda's Arrest of Congolese Rebel Leader Marks a Key Shift: Conflict Has Plagued Region Since 1994 (Post, January 24, 2009)
 
Rwandan Troops Enter Congo to Find Hutu Militia Leaders (Post, January 21, 2009)
 
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