Sydney: Congolese community calls for solidarity

Electoral workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Leaders of the Congolese community in Australia, at a meeting organised by the Latin American Social Forum in Sydney, explained the crisis the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing after more than 50 years of exploitation by the Western countries and their local allies, and appealed for solidarity from the international socialist movement.

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Community elder Mbuyi Tshielantende speaks (translated by Fralis Kolanga).

Liliane Lukoki discusses the situation of women in Congo; Fralis Kolanga calls for solidarity.

Patrice Nyembo, president of the Congolese community in Australia, discusses human rights and the importance of solidarity.