Saturday, April 5, 2008

video--Congo's displaced people

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, an estimated 400,000 people have been displaced since January.



This is despite a peace deal between the government and rebel groups.



State authority is virtually... (more)
Added: April 05, 2008
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, an estimated 400,000 people have been displaced since January.

This is despite a peace deal between the government and rebel groups.

State authority is virtually non-existent in some parts of the country, where armed gangs have a stronghold.

With rape, looting and destruction of property happening daily, villagers are too afraid to return to their homes, as Bernard Smith reports.

The video footage has been provided by Médecins Sans Frontières