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Review of ‘The Greatest Silence: Rape in Congo’ screened at the RSM Global Health film club 28 March 2012

The author Philip Gourevitch once wrote: “Oh Congo, what a wreck. It hurts to look and listen. It hurts to turn away”.  Exploited and misruled for much of its modern history, this country has spent more than a decade in a state of semi-permanent civil war.  5.4m people have died, mostly from disease and starvation, [...]
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Need to Know, June 8, 2012: International justice

News : Need to Know (2 years ago)

This week's show explores genocide and how to punish those who perpetrate it. We report from Cambodia, where former leaders of the Khmer Rouge are being tried for the mass murders committed decades ago. Author Philip Gourevitch talk... Read Post

Video: Team Rwanda

News : News Desk (2 years ago)

Today Philip Gourevitch wrote about Adrien Niyonshuti, a Rwandan bicyclist who is competing in the London Olympics. Last summer, Gourevitch wrote about Niyonshuti and his fellow riders on Team Rwanda in the magazine. Here Gourevitch... Read Post

RSM Global health and human rights film club: Living in emergency

Academics / Psychology : Frontier Psychiatrist (3 years ago)

Buy from Amazon.com The RSM’s Global health and human rights film club launched on 8 September 2011 with a screening of director Mark Hopkins’ Living in Emergency. Filmed in the war-zones of Liberia and Congo it follows four volunte... Read Post


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