Destination: Republic of Congo
by Christopher Vourlias | 09.07.11 | 10:32 AM ET
Christopher Vourlias just wanted to cross the border, but one man stood between him and the Congo
by David Frey | 10.21.09 | 10:53 AM ET
David Frey asks the author about his dream vacation, Twitter, travel to hellholes and the trip that changed his life
by Michael Yessis | 09.02.09 | 12:40 PM ET
Two years ago Bienvenu Mbutu Mondondo filed suit in Belgium, demanding Tintin in the Congo be removed from the market because of its “racism and xenophobia.” He got no response from the Belgian legal system, so he’s planning to “launch parallel proceedings in France and go ‘all the way to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary,’” according to the Telegraph.
“Tintin in the Congo” has been stirring up controversy in the U.S. recently, too. Last month the book was removed from the shelves of a Brooklyn, New York, library—news that made the mash-up map of book bannings in America that Eva wrote about yesterday.
by Jeffrey Tayler | 06.01.09 | 10:23 AM ET
Jeffrey Tayler was cooking lunch along the Congo River when armed men approached, making demands. Enter the Big Man.
by Frank Bures | 06.11.08 | 10:43 AM ET
The former AP correspondent traveled up the Congo River. Frank Bures asks the author of "All Things Must Fight to Live" about following in the wake of Joseph Conrad.
by Frank Bures | 06.27.07 | 11:31 AM ET
Africa is hot. Why? So we can save it? Frank Bures deconstructs the magazine's latest issue and what it says about Western views of the continent.
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