UN praises Africa for leading way with landmark
treaty protecting internally displaced people
The Democratic Republic of Congo has almost 1,5 million IDPs
due to the Second Congo War, mostly in the eastern provinces ...
... many of them from the First Nations of Africa !
6 December 2012 – The United Nations refugee chief today saluted the “historic” entry into force of an Africa-wide treaty – the world’s first – that protects people displaced within their own countries by violence, natural disasters or large-scale development projects.