January 23, 2012

Human Rights Watch has worked strenuously to bring to the world’s attention grave crimes committed by Lubanga’s armed group, the Congolese Patriotic Union, as well as other rebel militias during the conflict in Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Key Documents:

Democratic Republic of Congo Chronology
http://www.hrw.org/news/2009/08/20/dr-congo-chronology-key-events

Covered in Blood: Ethnically Targeted Violence in Northern DRC
http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/07/07/covered-blood-0

Congo: War Is International, Not Local
http://www.hrw.org/news/2003/07/08/congo-war-international-not-local

The Curse of Gold
http://www.hrw.org/reports/2005/06/01/curse-gold-0

Congo: Bringing Justice to the Heart of Darkness
http://www.hrw.org/news/2006/02/06/congo-bringing-justice-heart-darkness