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Greenpeace Extends its Sincere Condolences

Feature story | January 28, 2011 at 15:22

Greenpeace is saddened by the death of Charles Bopelo who passed away last Wednesday 26th around 2 PM in Oshwe, Bandundu Province, following a wound infection. He was buried on January 27th Thursday at around 10 AM in Oshwe.

Outbreaks of Violence in DRC Forest

Feature story | May 19, 2011 at 16:21

Greenpeace today reacted to two recent cases of social conflict between logging companies and local communities that have reportedly resulted in violent police interventions, arrests and reported abuses.

Deforestation and Violence in Congo's Rainforests

Feature story | August 1, 2011 at 11:36

Rene Ngongo, Greenpeace International Senior Campaigner, speaks about his experiences of violence and intimidation in the forests of the Congo.

Protest in Oshwe, DRC

Image | September 23, 2010 at 13:32

Community representatives hold signs outside a three-day community meeting organised by logging giant SODEFOR. Having been the victim of many broken SODEFOR promises in the past, participants were skeptical about the company’s commitment to make...

Oshwe communities protest against SODEFOR

Image | September 23, 2010 at 13:18

Hundreds of community representatives from Oshwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, protesting at continued logging by SODEFOR (Société de Développement Frostier). Their demonstration took place outside a three-day community meeting organised by...

Demonstration against SODEFOR

Image | September 23, 2010 at 13:25

Community representatives demonstrating outside a three-day community meeting organised by SODEFOR in Oshwe, Democratic Republic of Congo. Marching from the town to the conference hall, the demonstrators showed how fed up they were by chanting...


Image | September 23, 2010 at 13:37

A sign reading "Toboyi SODEFOR": "We don’t want SODEFOR anymore". Greenpeace urges the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to clean up the industrial logging sector and to stop its expansion. This call echoes that of hundreds of...

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