UN Calls for Calm in Rwanda Following Congolese Refugee Protests
The calls by the UN come after thousands of Congolese refugees clashed with Rwandan soldiers while marching to demand better living conditions at Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District. The protests are said to have followed a decision by the World Food Programme to reduce food assistance by 25% due to a shortage of funds.
New Times, 23 February 2018
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has called for calm and restraint following Tuesday's violent protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba refugee camp in Karongi District. Read more »
New Times, 22 February 2018
Rwanda National Police is to investigate the cause of Tuesday's protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District, the Ministry of Disaster Management and… Read more »
VOA, 21 February 2018
Three thousand to 4,000 Congolese refugees were camped out Wednesday in front of a U.N. office in western Rwanda, demanding better living conditions at their camp. Read more »