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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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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

Review: Congo’s problems run deeper than oil

News : Reuters Breakingviews Blog (7 hours ago)

Virunga Park sits on top of reserves and between hostile states inhabited by warring militias. A new documentary casts UK oil firm Soco as the park’s top threat. Unethical exploiters are just one symptom of a nation whose institutio... 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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