Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

April 2012, Volume 23, Issue 2

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from Yemeni journalist and human-rights activist Tawakkol Karman's acceptance speech for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Excerpts from a statement issued by the Democratic Republic of Congo’s National Conference of Bishops on the DRC's disputed 2011 presidential election. Excerpts from the concluding statement of the February 22 extraordinary meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group…

April 2007, Volume 18, Issue 2

Voting for Change in the DRC

The holding of competitive elections in this vast, strife-torn country must count as a significant achievement, even though voters signaled their disaffection with the entire array of political elites that had been ruling them.