Conflict minerals ban in the Great Lakes region gets stronger despite resistance

Friday January 10 2014

A Union of Congolese Patriots fighter controls workers at the gold mine in Iga Barriere, Ituri region, northeast of Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo/AFP/Eric Feferberg

A Union of Congolese Patriots fighter controls workers at the gold mine in Iga Barriere, Ituri region, northeast of Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo/AFP/Eric Feferberg 

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