Sunday, January 08, 2006

38,000 Dead Each Month

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) an estimated 38,000 people die each month largely from malnutrition and preventable diseases. But, "Since the war began in 1998, some 4m people have died, making it the world's most deadly war since 1945." (more)

Blood on your cellphone. "The European lobby groups, like the regional analysts, say that coltan production is fuelling the war in Congo." (more)

See also: (Congo War and the Role of Coltan)


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