CONGO

Did Mr. Obama say anything about the Congo?
clipped from www.raisehopeforcongo.org

Come Clean 4 Congo
Is your cell phone fueling the deadliest war in the world?

We need the electronics companies to come clean about the conflict minerals in our cell phones and other gadgets.

The world’s deadliest war is raging in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and our insatiable demand for electronics products such as cell phones and laptops is helping drive that conflict. Eastern Congo is the most dangerous place in the world to be a woman or girl, and the sexual violence there is often fueled by militias warring over “conflict minerals,” the ores that produce tin, tungsten, and tantalum—the “3 Ts”— that end up being used in our electronic devices. To find out more LOOK here.

Hands from Congo miners
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