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Anneke Van Woudenberg

Anneke Van Woudenberg is a senior researcher with Human Rights Watch.

Diary: Congo

Anneke Van Woudenberg, 19 October 2006

At the old Catholic mission on a steep hill just outside the gold-mining town of Kilo in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, hundreds of people gathered outside the school, built by Belgian missionaries at the end of the 19th century and now crumbling. The priest, Abbé Jean Pierre, stood at the top of the church steps. ‘This is a historic day for Congo,’ he said....

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