Alpha Mbodi and his sons
DR Congo is listed sixth in the Fund for Peace, 'Failed states index': DRC has a government but very little governance, endemic corruption, profiteering by ruling elites, the government cannot/will not protect the population from others or itself, massive internal conflict, forced internal/external displacement, institutionalised political exclusion of significant numbers of the population, progressive deterioration of welfare infrastructure (hospitals, clinics, doctors, nurses) not adequate to meet health, needs, progressive economic decline of the country as a whole as measured by per capita income, debt, severe child mortality rates, poverty levels, business failures, and other economic measures.
Friends of the family in Sheffield have created a petition asking the Home Secretary to allow the family to remains in Sheffield, (AlphaMbodi Petition.doc) attached, that they are asking people to print off, and get as many signatures as they can.
Return completed petitions to:
Mbodi Family Must Stay
24 Stubbin Lane
For more information or if you want to help with the campaign.
Telephone Sheena on 077 9260 5138