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Global Witness press release on the arrest of Nkunda

January 29, 2009

“Global Witness investigations have revealed that all the main armed groups in eastern DRC, as well as the Congolese army, are financing themselves via the trade in minerals and metals such as cassiterite (tin ore), gold, coltan and wolframite. Breaking this link between armed conflict and illicit resource plunder is critical to bringing peace to the region”.

Read more here.

To read Alan Doss´ letter to Global Witness, click here.

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