Thursday, August 7, 2008
By Martin Plaut
BBC Africa editor
Civilians have repeatedly been displaced by violence in DR Congo
Government forces and rebel troops are rearming and recruiting for conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the BBC has learned.
US and European Union officials are warning the situation is increasingly tense despite a January peace deal.
One source said six plane-loads of arms and ammunition had been flown into Goma by the government in the last 10 days.
The defence minister refused to confirm or deny allegations the government was moving weapons into eastern DR Congo.
Chikez Diemu said it was an internal matter for the authorities to deal with.
Human rights groups say that tens of thousands of people have fled as the situation in the area deteriorates." Read more...
FREE IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN!
August 2, 2007--Imam Jamil Al-Amin has been moved to federal custody!
Correspondence with the commissioner should be put on hold for now, updates will be announced as they occur
Please keep the Imam and his family in your thoughts and prayers
Read the details on his transfer
INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN
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ATLANTA, GA. 30310
Real killer confesses--again--to the killing of Kinchen--Atlanta deputy sheriff for whose shooting death Imam Jamil was convicted and sentenced to life in prison! The State refuses to consider his confession, while continuing to keep Imam Jamil wrongfully imprisoned and isolated.
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