About Michel Thill

Michel Thill is the Great Lakes Project Officer with the Rift Valley Institute (RVI), a non-profit research, education and publication organisation based in London and Nairobi and operating in Eastern and Central Africa.

Articles by Michel Thill

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La Crise du M23 et l'histoire de la violence dans l'est du Congo

C'est l'histoire pré-coloniale, coloniale et post-coloniale du Kivu qui a préparé les conditions où les événements récents se sont enchaînés. Comprendre n'est pas justifier: il faut se méfier de l'instrumentalisation que les idéologues font de l'histoire. English

The M23 crisis and the history of violence in eastern Congo

Though triggered by a combination of recent events, the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial history of the Kivus sets the stage on which they take shape. Understanding is not justification: beware the instrumentalisation of history by ideologues. Français.

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