Oliver Courtney

Cut Western Aid to Rwanda Oliver Courtney, from Global Witness, speaks on the need to put pressure on US and British allies Rwanda and Uganda by withholding aid due to their destabilization of Congo. Global Witness is an international NGO established in 1993 that works to break the links between natural resource exploitation, conflict, poverty, […]

Gregory H. Stanton

Bill Clinton and the Rwanda Genocide Greogry H. Stanton shares the disappointment Hillary Clinton has toward US policies during the Rwandan genocide. Mr. Stanton is the founder (1999) and president of Genocide Watch, the founder (1981) and director of the Cambodian Genocide Project, and the founder (1999) and Chair of the International Campaign to End […]

Jocelyn Kelly

What Will Bring Peace to the Congo Jocelyn Kelly discusses why humanitarian aid will not be the ultimate solution to end the conflict in the Congo. Jocelyn Kelly is the Women in War Research Coordinator for Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) where she designs and implements research projects based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo […]

Georges Nzongola Ntalaja

Clinton, Rwanda Genocide, Congo Crisis, and 9-11 Dr. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja speaks about the double standard of the Clinton’s administration policies of dealing with Rwanda in the 1990s. He also reminds us that we must remember the past, just as Americans remember the 9-11 incident. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja was born in 1944 in Kasha, Congo-Kinshasa. He holds […]

Dedy Mbepongo Bilamba

UN Mapping Report Release Congolese author Dedy Mbepongo Bilamba discusses the timeliness of the UN Mapping Report release.

Allan Stam

RPF Movement during the Rwanda Genocide Allan Stam shares the movement of Paul Kagame’s forces, the Rwandan Patriotic Front, during the Rwandan genocide. Allan Stam, a University of Michigan Professor of Political Science and Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies has done studies, along with his colleague Christian Davenport, around the Rwandan genocide, […]

Jacques Bahati

Eyewitness Account of Congo Massacres

Alain Deneault

Canadian Mining Companies Canadian Author Alain Deneault discusses the little-known fact about Canadian mining companies. Alain Deneault is a sociologist at the University of Quebec in Montreal. He is co-author of “Black Canada: Pillage, Corruption, and Criminality in Africa,” a book that details well-sourced human rights abuses by the multinational resource companies Barrick Gold and […]

Adam Hochschild

Conflict Minerals Adam Hochschild, author of “King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa,” discusses the weakness of the conflict minerals approach in addressing the realities in the Congo. Born the son of a mining company executive, Adam Hochschild visited apartheid-era South Africa during his teens and observed the injustices […]

Howard French

Rape Professor Howard French explains the prism in which people look at the rape in the Congo. Vast numbers of Western observers have descended on the Congo, not to analyze or understand, but to search for the germ of human wickedness: to uncover African barbarism, and the essentially evil nature of humanity itself. In place […]