NBC: Ann Curry's report from the Goma Region




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A Mining Video (Current.com) "Mining for Bling" - A bit dated (2006) but excellent information about the effects of mercury poisoning which people are experiencing at the mining sites. Workers make about 25 cents a day for mining with their hands (and being suspected unwittingly to mercury poisoning). Some of the miners are former child soldiers (who were soldiers as young as six-years old).


An overview of UNA-DRC by Director - Dr. Cissa Wa Numbe



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Lisa F. Jackson, Director of the Documentary:

Brief Interview on Sundance
HBO Clip
HBO Airings in April 2008
Review by Variety Film


Democracy Now:

The Silent War - Sexual Terrorism & torture in Congo
Amy Goodman interviews Christine Schuler Deschryver on Democracy Now, October 8, 2007
who describes the horrors of the ongoing war in Congo ... all » which by 2004 had claimed 4 million lives.

Video Interview of Jan Egeland, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs
and the former UN Emergency Relief Coordinator.

MediaStorm - Video by Marcus Bleasdale - Rape of a Nation

New: A CBS News Video "War Against Women in Congo" - January 2008

New: CBS Video - Why People Should Care - January 2008

Congo--The Forgotten War - Sky News


Ann Curry - NBC - Link to videos and photos