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Le Groupe Amos

Le Groupe Amos from Kinshasa works with various materials, not necessarily artistic ones – workshops, radio programs, video documentaries, publications, theater – to oppose the omnipresent structural violence in the Congolese capital of Kinshasa, a large part of which originates with the military, as Thierry Nlandu, professor of literature, dramatist, and member of the group emphasizes: “In Kinshasa, the forces of law and order are themselves one of the main agents of violence. The city’s military police are plagued by corruption, entangled with organized crime, and accustomed to using violent and illegal methods.” In their work, Le Groupe Amos dedicate a special focus to women, who are often affected the most by this violence.