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Congo and Africa

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is in the Democratic Republic ofCongo today, the latest stop on her one week, seven-nation African tour.

Guests:

  • Rakiya Omaar, the executive director of Africa Rights, a human rights group based in London, England.
  • Scott Campell, an international human rights investigator with Human Rights Watch, a research and advocacy group based in New York.

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