Author: Robert Flummerfelt & Judith Verweijen
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Robert Flummerfelt is an investigative journalist and human rights researcher based in DR Congo, where he has worked for more than three years, mostly in Beni. Notably, working with the Thomson Reuters Foundation and The New Humanitarian, Robert worked to expose a sex abuse scandal in the WHO and other agencies in Congo’s Ebola response. Generally, he focuses on abuses in the aid sector, the war on terror in Africa, militant conservationism, and abuses of private power. Judith Verweijen is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Sheffield. She has extensively published on militarisation, civil-military and civil-rebel relations, and violent conflict around natural resources. Her work focuses on eastern DR Congo, where she has conducted extensive field research for over a decade.
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