Our friend Ben Kabamba and the Congolese youth network are enormously grateful for your continued support. In part, as a result of emails we sent and the in-person lobbying by Friends of the Congo, Amnesty International and others, the U.S. government issued a statement specifically calling for the release of the youth in Ben’s network! Click HERE to read the statement. […]CONTINUE READING →
Hope After the Deadly Demonstrations - Check out the Various Dates and Locations Below You are invited to meet Ben Kabamba, President of Jeunesse Pour Une Nouvelle Societe (Youth for a New Society) and Maurice Carney, Executive Director of Friends of the Congo in northern California between February 24 and March 1. Mr. Carney is featured in the […]CONTINUE READING →
As was the case in Burkina Faso, the dominant question facing the Congo is a president (Joseph Kabila) who is seeking to stay beyond his constitutional mandate by any means necessary. After getting push-back on proposed attempts to change the constitution late in 2014 from religious leaders, youth, political opposition and over 600 civil society […]CONTINUE READING →
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