Ida Sawyer


Ida Sawyer is a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch who has lived in Congo for the past six years.
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President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila looks on during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria on June 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Phill Magakoe        (Photo credit should read PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP/Getty Images)
President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila looks on during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria on June 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Phill Magakoe (Photo credit should read PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP/Getty Images)
Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguessou casts his ballot on October 25, 2015 in Brazzaville. People in the Republic of Congo began voting in a referendum today on whether longtime President Denis Sassou Nguesso can seek a third term in office that has sparked clashes in the oil-producing country.  AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguessou casts his ballot on October 25, 2015 in Brazzaville. People in the Republic of Congo began voting in a referendum today on whether longtime President Denis Sassou Nguesso can seek a third term in office that has sparked clashes in the oil-producing country. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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Unbroken Violence

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