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Conflict and social transformation in Eastern DR Congo

Koen Vlassenroot

Conflict and social transformation in Eastern DR Congo

by Koen Vlassenroot

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Published by Academia Press in Gent .
Written in English


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StatementKoen Vlassenroot, Timothy Raeymaekers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19253621M
ISBN 109038206356

The Democratic Republic of Congo, home to an estimated $24 trillion in natural wealth, has been plagued by armed conflict, political violence, and grand corruption for decades. Since the early s, eastern Congo has been home to the world’s deadliest war since World War II, with million people dead as a result of war-related causes. Two decades of conflict in the DR Congo have left as many as million people dead, and over million displaced. In the volatile eastern region, ongoing violence wrecks lives and livelihoods. We support two local organisations and a local Peace Forum to support .

Conflict intensifies in eastern DR Congo MUTINEERS in eastern DR Congo, known as the M23, are allegedly linked to Bosco Ntaganda, a renegade general wanted by .   The politics of genocide: Rwanda & DR Congo. "The eastern DR Congo: dynamics of conflict", 17 November ). A new book by Edward S .

Conflict Minerals in Eastern Congo Tweet Share Responsible Minerals D.R. Congo DONATE Armed groups including elements of the Congolese national army have played on the trade in tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold to fund a brutal war in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 15 years. While the natural riches of the Congo may be a primary reason for the perpetuation of the war, it was not the official cause. The current conflict started in the aftermath of the Rwandan 13 Sharife, Khadija, “DR Congo: The Heavy Price of the World's High-Tech,” New File Size: KB.


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Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo [Vlassenroot, Koen, Raeymakers, Timothy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conflict Format: Paperback. Get this from a library. Conflict and social transformation in Eastern DR Congo. [Koen Vlassenroot; Timothy Raeymaekers; Rijksuniversiteit te Gent.

Vakgroep Studie van de Derde Wereld. Conflict Research Group.;]. Vlassenroot, Koen, and Timothy Raeymaekers, eds. “Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo.” n. pag. by: Over the past two decades the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have experienced fighting that has killed more than five million people.

As the eastern Congo struggles to. Read the full-text online edition of Christian Missionizing and Social Transformation: A History of Conflict and Change in Eastern Zaire ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Christian Missionizing and Social Transformation. And mostly in Eastern of were infected most, Rape and violence against women and children is a fact of such conflicts.

Most of deaths in the DRC were of civilians from side effects of the military conflict such as dysentery. Major thing causing conflict, is Militias groups, Mineral and ethnics, and unpaid armies and Police. The deal between DR Congo and Rwanda has also collapsed, with a new rebel group, the M23, largely made up of former Nkunda loyalists, becoming increasingly active in.

History of the Conflict; The Rwandan Genocide. In the wake of the Rwandan genocide in whichTutsis and moderate Hutus were killed, millions of Rwandan refugees flooded into the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo. Conflict Research Group. Conflict Research Group. Ghent, Belgium: Academia Press Scientific by: The Second Congo War (also known as the Great War of Africa or the Great African War, and sometimes referred to as the African World War) began in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Augustlittle more than a year after the First Congo War, and involved some of the same war officially ended in Julywhen the Transitional Government of the Democratic Republic of the Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is recognized as the second most ethnically diverse nation in the world. Karbo and Mutisi provide an account of the many years of ethnic conflict in this region including an analysis of origins and crucial by: 7.

not ‘stabilize’ the eastern DRC. Second, that the central government is not interested in political peacebuilding or social transformation. And third, that MONUSCO is not capable of engaging with stabilization and peace consolidation in a manner that is not in line with its limited strategy.

This report concludes with a mix of good and bad File Size: KB. 10Koen Vlassenroot, “Reading the Congolese crisis” and “Land and Conflict: The Case of Masisi,” in Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo, edited by Koen Vlassenroot and Timothy Raeymaekers, (Gent, Acedemia Press, ): and Conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Causes, impact and implications for the Great Lakes region Executive Summary The Democratic Republic of Congo is recovering from conflicts, posting substantial improve - ment in overall macroeconomic performance since the cessation of the war, on the back of robust copper and cobalt exports.

Since its period of colonial rule (), DR Congo has repeatedly suffered conflict. Post-independence, under President Mobutu, entrenched corruption through the s and 80s caused the country to splinter into ‘city’ states, some with no formal justice system.

Mobutu’s ‘divide-and-rule’ strategy provoked ethnic violence, especially in Kivu provinces in   Overview of Lesson Plan: Through research and participation in a simulation of a meeting of African nations, students will investigate and attempt to resolve the current conflict in Congo and the neighboring nations.

Suggested Time Allowance: 2 one- hour classes Objectives: Students will: 1. Explore the conflict in Congo by using a New York Times interactive primer and discuss the existing.

Koen Vlassenroot is Professor of Political Science and director of the Conflict Research Group at the University of Ghent. He is associated to the Egmont Institute and a RVI fellow. He co-authored Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo () and co-edited The Lord’s Resistance Army: Myth or Reality.

().Author: Koen Vlassenroot. 24 Vlassenroot, K., ‘ Reading the Congolese crisis’ and ‘Land and conflict: the case of Masisi ’, in Vlassenroot, K. and Raeymaekers, T., Conflict and Social Transformation in Eastern DR Congo (Gent, ), 39 – 60 and 81–; Vlassenroot, by:   Presentation for the 2 nd Annual Global Convening of Organizations and Individuals Dedicated to Preventing and Ending Atrocities and Deadly Violence Against Civilians.

Root Causes of the Deadly Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Democratic Republic of the Congo is the very heart of the African continent. The country has been dubbed “the rape capital of the world” and. the eastern Congo of peace for many years. In his book, A Time for Peace (), Hendricks reflects on the various shades of the term peace (shalom and eirene), and notices that: “If people live in shalom, they enjoy health, wholeness, soundness and integrity.

Living harmoniously with one’s family adds to by: 1. This book, by a lifelong authority on the Congo, makes sense of the world's least reported and least understood major war. Since successive waves of armed conflict in the Congo have left behind at least 3 million casualties, overwhelmingly civilian/5.Congo is a science fiction novel by Michael novel centers on an expedition searching for diamonds and investigating the mysterious deaths of a previous expedition in the dense tropical rainforest of the on calls Congo a lost world novel in the tradition founded by Henry Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines, featuring the mines of that work's : Michael Crichton.