Operation Somba-Zongisa

Operation Somba-Zongisa is a consumer action aimed at increasing public awareness of the crucial link between coltan, mined in the DRC, the terrible violence there and the production of electronics. Targetting the Future Shop, St. Catherine St., Montreal, 17th. March 2012, the symbolic action consisted of a group of about 10 people returning previously bought goods to the store, explaining that the goods had blood on them from the DRC. Rose Marie Whalley interviewed Christelle Mokoko from the humanitarian group Generation Ingeta about the situation in the DRC.