Thomas Turner

Author; Amnesty International USA

Bio

Thomas Turner is the author of The Congo Wars (London: Zed Books, 2007).

He is Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) country specialist for Amnesty International USA.

Featured Work

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JUN 3, 2010 Article

Independence Day: Fifty Years after Lumumba Speech, DRC's Riches Still Not Benefiting her Children

DRC expert Thomas Turner examines Congo's rash of conflicts, its resource curse, elections, and possible withdrawal of MONUC. The state survives, but is too weak ...