congo

  • Sikitiko (The King’s hand)

    If you happened to be strolling through the coastal city of Oostende, Belgium, you might chance upon a 1931 sculptural monument towering over the seafront, known as ‘De dank van de Congolezen’, or ‘The gratitude of the Congolese’. “The Gratitude of the Congolese” The bronze statues feature a crowd...
  • For the Love of Land

    A report published this summer by food rights NGO GRAIN links a Canadian palm oil company, part owned by the UK Government, to human rights abuses and land grabbing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Feronia is a Canadian agri-business which has been accused of rights violations against...