July 27, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
UK rights group Global Witness (GW) on Monday filed suit against the UK government for failing to report several UK companies to the UN Sanctions Committee for allegedly trading "conflict minerals" from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The group argues that the UK government is in ...[read more]
July 22, 2009
by Brian Jackson
International corporations that purchase minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo are responsible for prolonging the conflict in the African country, according to a report issued Tuesday by human rights group Global Witness. The report was critical of several specific corporations, ...[read more]

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