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Congo

We who loved America

David Horowitz: The United States and the Third World

: The title of this article is not ironic. I myself belong to those who have truly loved America, and I know how it feels.

The mask game in Congo

POLICY:: Halle Jørn Hanssen bases this article on his contribution to the new anthology The mask game in Congo – about the campaign for the release of Tjostolv Moland and Joshua French.

The essence of Africa

Tore Linné Eriksen: Africa – from the first people to today

Migrations, language families and trade routes: Tore Linné Eriksen's Africa book is a door opener with its many short, thematic stories. But does he succeed in delivering what he promises?

Kinshasa's "perpetual theater"

Anne Reijniers, Rob Jacobs, Nizar Saleh, Paul Shemisi: Faire-Part

CONGO: Four filmmakers find new ways to tell Kinshasa's story. They look to the city's performance artists, who turn the legacy of the colonial era upside down.

Sisterhood and hope for the future

Madeleine Gavin: City of Joy

: Around 200 women have been raped as part of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. City of Joy is a hot documentary about the way back to life.

Difficult and dreaming in Congo

Emmanuel Gras: Makala ("Litter")

: An indomitable will meets the hopelessness of this portrait of a coal breeder in Congo.

Political theater

Milo Rau: The Congo Tribunal

: The Congo Tribunal shows us a country turned into a war scene. 

Congo is still the heart of darkness

: The unrest is escalating in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there should have been a presidential election these days. In few places is the crisis of global capitalism more present than here.

The Hiroshima bomb forgot victims

: The miners who extracted the uranium used in the bomb suffered major radiation damage. Yet they are forgotten when the victims are honored.

A true human image

: We bring here the first part of Jens Bjørneboe's article series «Socialism and freedom»