Congo: Congo's Weeping Forest: timbar015

Joseph Mamango Mbula, chief of Yoko Forest Reserve, stands at illegally slashed and burnt field in Yoko National Reserve in the Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo March 25, 2007. Mbula and 3 other work under him were detained by other local authorities without charge because they tried to stop the slash and burn in the park.

Joseph Mamango Mbula, chief of Yoko Forest Reserve, stands at illegally slashed and burnt field in Yoko National Reserve in the Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo March 25, 2007. Mbula and 3 other work under him were detained by other local authorities without charge because they tried to stop the slash and burn in the park.