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Mélanie Gouby

Mélanie Gouby
DRC Multimedia Producer

Stories by the author

Congolese troops at an army base in Goma, North Kivu. (Photo: Mélanie Gouby)
Mélanie Gouby
15 Nov 12
Insurgent fighters in eastern Congo find they can sign peace deals and join the army, and then desert to extract more concessions from weak government.
Thomas Lubanga Dyilo in the ICC courtroom for his sentencing hearing on 10-Jul-12. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Jerry Lampen/ANP)
Blake Evans-Pritchard, Mélanie Gouby
10 Oct 12
ICC supports inclusive approach to reparations, but how wide can its reach be?
As villagers continue to flee their homes in the DRC’s North Kivu province, pressure is mounting on indicted militia leader Bosco Ntaganda. (Photo: UN Photo/Sylvain Liechti)
Blake Evans-Pritchard, Mélanie Gouby
15 Jun 12
As arrest calls focus on militia leader Bosco Ntaganda, another major rebel commander is receiving far less attention.
People displaced by fighting between supporters of Bosco Ntaganda and the Congolese army arrive at Mugunga camp outside Goma in eastern DRC. (Photo: Mélanie Gouby)
Mélanie Gouby, Simon Jennings
18 May 12
As eastern region sees renewed violence, commentators question whether justice process actually deters atrocities.
Thomas Lubanga in the ICC courtroom. (Photo: ICC)
Blake Evans-Pritchard, Mélanie Gouby
30 Apr 12
Following international court’s conviction of first war crimes suspect, will proposed reparations process heal or divide communities?
Thomas Lubanga found guilty of conscripting and enlisting children under the age of 15 and using them to participate in hostilit
Mélanie Gouby
15 Mar 12
Conviction for using child soldiers does not reflect full scale of abuses in Ituri conflict, locals say.
Election day in Masisi, where people were allegedly intimidated into voting for President Kabila by CNDP supporters in the military. (Photo: Melanie Gouby)
Mélanie Gouby
27 Jan 12
Former armed groups drafted into national force continue to follow their own agendas, denting hopes of long-term stability.
Joseph Kabila’s re-election as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo sparked protests and allegation the vote was unfair. (Photo : Helene C. Stikkel/Wikimedia Commons)
Mélanie Gouby
22 Dec 11
But right groups raise concern over continued repressive security measures and arbitrary arrests across country.
People have been waiting to vote since 5.30 in the morning at one of the main polling stations in Goma, located at the Faraja Institute. (Photo: Mélanie Gouby)
Mélanie Gouby
30 Nov 11
Numerous reports of irregularities mar generally peaceful vote.
An election poster in Goma. (Photo: Melanie Gouby)
Mélanie Gouby
25 Nov 11
On the eve of general elections, people in northeastern region want stability and development.