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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Conflict in the Congo

Congo
photo credit: Julien Harneis

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, nearly 6 million people have died as a result of violent conflict since 1996, making it one of the deadliest and leastdiscussed humanitarian crises in human history.

Come see Kambale Musavuli

Spokesperson for “Friends of the Congo

Friday Oct. 21st, 4:15 pm

Science Center 128 (maps and directions)

Mr. Kambale Musavuli, will be speaking on the causes of the conflict, the environmental consequences, and the systematic violence against women. Mr. Musavuli is a well-known Congolese human rights activist and spokesperson for Friends of the Congo. His goal is to mobilize the global community to help bring an end to the conflict in the Congo and provide support to the people of Congo.

Kambale Musavuli
photo credit: Campus Progress

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