IfE President Deborah S. Rogers was interviewed on 04 October about the killings of Indigenous Batwa and Bambuti people in DR Congo and what IfE partners in the region are doing to end the attacks and rights abuses. The interview took place on Dennis Bernstein’s “Flashpoints” show, KPFA Radio, which is broadcast in major cities across the United States as well as streaming online.


Listen to the 20-minute interview here, starting at minute 20:  https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=270014


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For more information on the situation, see the following resources:

article by Rogers published in Truthout

Field Reports contributed by regional IfE partners on the ground

editorial in Portuguese by Rogers and Roberto Guimaraes (Chair of IfE’s Board of Directors)