Hot off the Press : Land Grabbing and Illegal Distribution of Land in Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. Virunga is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the continent’s most biologically diverse protected area. The park’s 7800 square kilometers (3000 square miles) includes forests, savannas, lava plains, swamps, erosion valleys,… Read More

The Nexus between Oil and Human Rights Violations: Sudan Case #2

Sudan: Oil and Rights Abuses #Lessons #DRC #Oil  #Virunga #Conflict #OilCompanies #Ethnicity #Civilians #victims #IDPs ….. (Reposted from sources cited below – Year 2003) Editor’s Note While diplomats say there are good chances of achieving a peace settlement in Sudan by the end of the year, fighting nevertheless continues in western Sudan, and the United… Read More