Message 11 SOCO ends Seismic in Virunga: Fear Prevails

Following the agreement made between SOCO International and WWF on June 10th to cease all operations of oil exploration in Virunga National Park, on the 21st of June a ceremony was held in Nyakakoma marking the closing of the seismic operations conducted by the oil company  in North Kivu. Different personalities were present during this… Read More

Who is misleading who? SOCO’s statement in response to Virunga local communities’ films

SOCO’s Statement in Response to Virunga Communities’ fears  . All of these testimonies were filmed in and around Virunga National Park and are meant to give the people of North Kivu a voice about their social, environmental and human rights concerns. . . All of these local stories are dealing with oil exploration in Virunga… Read More

Sept 24th, 2013: RADIO OKAPI, Conservateur principal du Parc des Virunga aux arrêts à Goma!

Nord-Kivu: le conservateur principal du parc des Virunga aux arrêts à Goma Le conservateur chef du secteur centre du parc national des Virunga, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo est détenu depuis cinq jours au cachot de l’Agence nationale des renseignements (ANR) à Goma. Il a été arrêté par des militaires pour s’être opposé à l’exécution d’un projet de la firme… Read More