Video: Heads of UN and World Bank Visit Congo, Fail to Hold Rwanda and Uganda Accountable, 11.10 min, published on Dissident Voice, by The Real News Network TRNN, May 21, 2013 (also on YouTube). World Bank head Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visit Congo on May 25th, supporting a framework for peace agreement that was engineered by Uganda and Rwanda, Western allies are accused of backing rebel armies committing war crimes in Congo.
related Links on en.wikipedia:
- Congo Crisis (1960–1966) was a period of turmoil in the Congo that began with national independence from Belgium and ended with the seizing of power by Joseph Mobutu. At various points, the conflict had the characteristics of anti-colonial struggle, a secessionist war with the province of Katanga, a United Nations peacekeeping operation, and a Cold War proxy battle between the United States and the Soviet Union …;
Congo Crisis with it’s Further reading, and it’s External links;
- Genocide Convention;
- Year of Africa: The year 1960 is sometimes called the Year of Africa because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism. The year represented a peak in the decolonization of Africa and the sudden appearance of the continent as a major force in the United Nations. These rapid political changes led to speculation and hope about the future of Africa as a whole; yet at the same time, the continent was beginning to face the realities of post-colonial and neo-colonial violence. This year also saw the beginning of armed resistance to apartheid in South Africa, with political ramifications across Africa and around the world …;
- History of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.