In Novermber 2008, five months after Save the Congo was founded, Laurent Nkunda and his CNDP launched a blood attempt to take over Goma, leaving scenes of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Kiwanja and Rutshuru. Save the Congo organised a demonstration (our first ever public action) which went from the Rwandan Embassy to Downing Street where Vava Tampa handed over a petition urging Gordon Brown, the then Prime Minister, to act. Below are two videos of that march.


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