2009-10-17 08:54:21

Hopes for Peace in Congo

(17 Oct 09 - RV) There is a real prospect for peace in eastern Congo after years of conflict.
Those were the words of a senior U.N. official yesterday. Earlier this week, a coalition of 84 humanitarian groups issued a report saying more than 1,000 civilians had been killed and nearly 900,000 displaced in eastern Congo by fighting between rebels and Congolese forces since January. Dr Meni Nicolai is the spokesperson for Medecins Sans Frontieres, one of the few aid organizations operating in the region. She told us more.. RealAudioMP3

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