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Eastern Congo


Mike ThomsonMike Thomson
Our reporter Mike Thomson compiles a number of reports from his travels into Eastern Congo.

Lady who escaped the militia who raped her and murdered her entire family.

The brave woman who escaped the militia and asked that we put her face to her story.

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11.05.07  -  A brave woman tells Mike of her abduction by Hutu militia, the murder of her villagers and her escape. You may find the contents of this interview disturbing.  

10.05.07 - Since the ceasefire the killing, robbing and raping of civilians has continued and still seems to go unpunished.  .
09.05.07  - A look at the problems facing the stability of democratic rule.
08.05.07  - Despite the peace deal brokered several years ago, violence is a continuing problem in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

30.04.07  - Mike speaks to a former child soldier.
25.04.07  - Mike follows International Development Secretary Hilary Benn on his travels in the Congo.

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