North Kivu by HRW
This Human Rights Watch report
covers the violence in the specific areas of North Kivu where we went last fall, during that period, and also goes into amazing detail about the political dimensions of violence meaningless to us at the time.
Friends, my hiatus from the site is not permanent. While BJ is in Uganda working for Witness.org, we have translated most of the footage and hope to put it together by summer's end. Meanwhile, it's been about putting together promotional material and searching for funding. I am also working on a new website with video uplinks. Do check back here eventually (a month or so?) for updates, but patience is the watchword.
Congo's fortunes are neither up or down, and a dire situation continues unabated. Some reporters do their jobs well-- I liked this article recently in the Boston Globe
-- but as you may read, hope really is only a glimmer.
N.B.: DOCS Africa has changed its name to HEAL Africa after some changes to the organization. Their new site is www.healafrica.org.
Please give them all your money.