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03 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

02 Dec 1997 description

GREAT LAKES
Situation Report
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
2 Dec. 1997

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

December 2, 1997
Note: The last situation report was dated October 6, 1997.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Background

In mid-October 1996, fighting broke out in South Kivu, Zaire between the Zairean army (FAZ) and the Alliance

02 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129
e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org

[Le bulletin quotidien est base sur des informations pertinentes provenant
d'agences de Nations Unies, d'ONG, de gouvernements, de donateurs et des
medias. IRIN publie ces rapports dans l'interet de la communaute
humanitaire, mais rejette toute responsabilite quant a l'exactitude des

02 Dec 1997 description

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02 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

01 Dec 1997 description
report Voice of America

DATE=12/1/97
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-223469
TITLE=CONGO/PRESS (L-ONLY)
BYLINE=PURNELL MURDOCK
DATELINE«IDJAN
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:
INTRO: OFFICIALS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO HAVE
SUSPENDED LOCAL TRANSMISSION OF FOREIGN NEWS BROADCASTS. THE
OFFICIALS HAVE TAKEN THE ACTION BECAUSE THEY SAY THE FOREIGN
BROADCASTERS ARE CARRYING OUT A CAMPAIGN OF DISINFORMATION
AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT LAURENT KABILA. V-O-A
CORRESPONDENT PURNELL MURDOCK REPORTS FROM OUR WEST AFRICA A

01 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

01 Dec 1997 description

DAILY HIGHLIGHTS
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan's investigative team in the Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing to go to the northern town of Mbandaka to start its field work.

According to a United Nations Spokesman, the team, which has been sent to probe allegations of human rights violations in the country, met with President Laurent Kabila on Sunday and received assurances from him that its members could soon begin their work.

In a related development, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has said that the controversy over the human rights

01 Dec 1997 description

The Democratic Republic of Congo says international media broadcasts in the country are to be blocked.

01 Dec 1997 description
report Human Rights Watch
For Further Information Contact:
Peter Takirambudde (212) 972-8400 ext. 248
Scott Campbell (212) 972-8400 ext. 343
Suliman Baldo (212) 972-8400 ext. 246
Janet Fleischman (202) 371-6592
Alison DesForges (518) 382-5540

01 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

28 Nov 1997 description

WFP EMERGENCY REPORT
Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

28 Nov 1997 description

DAILY HIGHLIGHTS
After a three-month stalemate, Secretary-General Kofi Annan's team investigating alleged human rights violations in
Congo-Kinshasa plans to go to Mbandaka to begin its work.

The team announced on Friday that if all goes well, it could leave as soon as Saturday. United Nations Spokesman Fred
Eckhard said there are a number of elements that need to be provided by the Government to make the trip possible. "They

28 Nov 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

28 Nov 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

27 Nov 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

27 Nov 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

27 Nov 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

27 Nov 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129