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Ethnicity and the State, vol. 26: War in the Congo

Christian P. Scherrer

Ethnicity and the State, vol. 26: War in the Congo

by Christian P. Scherrer

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Published by IFEK/IRECOR in Moers .
Written in English


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SeriesEthnicity and the State -- 26
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Open LibraryOL21022665M
ISBN 103932446275
OCLC/WorldCa51326145

note: current statistical data on the sensitive subject of ethnicity in Afghanistan are not available, and ethnicity data from small samples of respondents to opinion polls are not a reliable alternative; Afghanistan's constitution recognizes 14 ethnic groups: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Baloch, Turkmen, Nuristani, Pamiri, Arab, Gujar, Brahui, Qizilbash, Aimaq, and Pashai.   Pareisse., W What are the causes of the enduring civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Uvin, P., Ethnicity and power in Burundi and Rwanda: Different paths to mass violence. Comparative politics, pp Walker., A. If the Present Looks Like the Past, What does the future look like?

The massacre took place near the end of the –95 Bosnian War, which flared up after the Yugoslav federation’s dissolution in the early s. One of the successor states, the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was composed of three main ethnic groups: Bosnian Muslims (44 percent), Serbs (31 percent), and Croats (17 percent).   Hi Tatiana, I think you are absolutely right to insist that we need to conceptually disaggregate the wars in the Congo. We speak of the first () and second ( or ) Congo Wars, as if there were only two, when in fact hostilities of various kinds continued long after the second war could be said, by whatever criteria, to have ended.

Since late , armed groups, predominantly from the Lendu ethnic farming community, have committed deadly attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ituri province.   The Jamestown Foundation. 26 July "M23 a New Player in the Proxy Wars of the Democratic Republic of the Congo." Terrorism Monitor. Vol. 10, No. [Accessed 4 Mar. ] Minority Rights Group International (MRG). June "Peoples under Threat " By Mark Lattimer in State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples


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The First Congo War (–), also nicknamed Africa's First World War, was a civil war and international military conflict which took place mostly in Zaire (present-day DR Congo), with major spillovers into Sudan and conflict culminated in a foreign invasion that replaced Zairean President Mobutu Sese Seko with the rebel leader Laurent-Désiré on: Zaire, with spillovers into Uganda and Sudan.

The Congo Crisis (French: Crise congolaise) was a period of political upheaval and conflict in the Republic of the Congo (today the Democratic Republic of the Congo) between and The crisis began almost immediately after the Congo became independent from Belgium and ended, unofficially, with the entire country under the rule of Joseph-Désiré on: Republic of the Congo, (now.

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26: War in the Congo book Republic of the Congo in Augustlittle more than a year after the First Congo War, and involved some of the same war officially ended in Julywhen the Transitional Government of the Democratic Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Rachel Sweet, Bureaucrats at war: The resilient state in the Congo, African Affairs, VolumeIssueAprilPages –, https: Over 26 months of fieldwork from –, I gathered internal documents from armed groups in eastern Congo. ‘Ethnicity, insurgency, and civil war’, Author: Rachel Sweet. For example, of the 2nd Congo War starting in “the conflict was characterized by the aftershocks of the Rwandan genocide, the weakness of the Congolese state, the military vitality of the new Rwanda, the overpopulation of the area around the Great Lakes, the permeability of the former colonial borders, the growth of ethnic tension due Cited by: Great Lakes Holocaust' is the first in two volumes covering military operations in Zaire - as the Congo was named from vol.

26: War in the Congo book - and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the turn of the 21st century. This volume explores the events of the s and s in Rwanda and Uganda, which eventually spilled over the borders into Zaire, resulting in one of the worst tragedies ever to befall an. According to the report, "The Civil Wars of Congo-Brazzaville: November JanuaryJune 5-Octo ," also known as the "White Book," "these indigenous leaders ruined the economy, destroyed civil peace, disorganized public authority, armed militiamen, destroyed the administration, subjugated justice and, finally, attempted to.

6 I have in mind, in addition to Autesserre's brilliantly iconoclastic prize-winning book, The Trouble with the Congo, the contributors to a special issue of the Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE), a treasure-trove of outstanding research papers: Larmer, M., Laudati, A., and Clark, J.

(eds.), special issue “ Neither war nor peace. Hobbes and the Congo: Frames, Local Violence, and International Intervention - Volume 63 Issue 2 - Séverine Autesserre and document analysis, I develop a case study of the Democratic Republic of Congo's transition from war to peace and democracy (–).

I demonstrate that local agendas played a decisive role in sustaining local. 13 hours ago  Vol Number – Thursday, August 6, That was until the publication of the book, Spies in the Congo, He survived the war.

Chiefdoms and many ethnic groups dominate the large sub-Saharan region that is now the DRC. to — European colonization. King Leopold II of Belgium claims what he calls Congo Free State, which he rules cruelly in a bid to extract natural resources.

In response to an international outcry, the Belgian state takes it over in   The conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which I visited over the last week of April, has killed somewhere between and million people since It.

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about CIA activities in the Congo has not been available until now. FRUS, –, Volume XXIII, Congo, – 1 is the newest in a series of retrospective volumes from the State Department’s Office of the Historian (HO) to compensate for the lack of CA-related material in previously published collections about countries and time periods.

Women's experience of rape in war, like that of women's human rights abuse more generally, is always determined by a variety of factors, including race, class, religion, ethnicity, and nationality. The majority of case studies are taken from the overlapping periods of decolonization (–75) and the Cold War (–91), when imperial and Cold War powers vied to control the decolonization process.

The final chapter offers an overview of the post-Cold War period, which is the subject of a second book project. Since the end of the Cold War, the number of civil wars in developing countries has escalated to the point where they are the most significant source of human suffering in the world today.

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pp. In recent decades, scholarship on post-conflict states in Africa has expanded exponentially as.