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DR Congo

Update on Zaire: call to action

A lot of attention in Washington these days is focussed on Zaire and the present crisis in the Great Lakes Region. There as been a proliferation of meetings but unfortunately the meetings, instead of...

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DR Congo

No peace to people of good will in Zaire for christmas

The Zairan army posted in the eastern regions of the country is in retreat, pressed by the armies of Uganda and of the Banyamulenge. The disbanded troops are on the rampage and commandeer vehicles,...

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Liberia

JPC Briefing Paper 4/12/96

JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION NATIONAL CATHOLIC SECRETARIAT Box 3869 Ashmun Street, Monrovia BRIEFING PAPER NOVEMBER 20 - DECEMBER 4, 1996 The Latest Abuja II Accord signed by Liberia's warring...

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Sudan

Sudan: Sanctions Take Effect, War Spreads

by the Africa Faith and Justice Network Washington, DC - On April 26, 1996, the UN Security Council voted - 13 to 0 with Russia and China abstaining - to impose diplomatic sanctions against the...

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Liberia

Liberia: Peace Delayed is Peace Denied

Washington, DC - Monrovia in the last few weeks has faced what is now known as a "semblance of peace." But war-wearied Liberians want more than a semblance of peace, they want the real thing: lasting...

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Burundi

Burundi Violence Grows Without Worldwide Attention

Washington, DC - Because the crisis in Burundi has not degenerated into a full scale massacre such as that in Rwanda in 1994, the gravity of the present crisis has perhaps not yet fully penetrated...

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Rwanda

Rwanda and Zaire: The Situation Grows More Complicated

by the Africa Faith and Justice Network Washington, DC - The situation in Zaire has become more critical and more complicated in the last few months. Fierce fighting has broken out in Masisi, one of...

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