Fourteen Killed in DR Congo Demonstrations
A police officer and fourteen members of secessionist group Bundu dia Kongo were killed after the group attacked the main prison in the capital.
Congo-Kinshasa: Congo Security Forces Kill At Least 14 in Rebel Clashes
Al Jazeera, 7 August 2017
Congolese security forces killed at least 14 members of secessionist rebel group Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) on Monday during clashes in the capital Kinshasa and southwestern city of… Read more »
Demonstrations in DR Congo (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: More Than 250 People Killed in DR Kasai Region, Says UN
Al Jazeera, 4 August 2017
More than 250 people, including 62 children, were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo from mid-March to mid-June, UN human rights investigators said in a new report Read more »
UN News, 31 July 2017
Waves of violent conflict in the Greater Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have forced more than one million people, including hundreds of thousands of… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Children Bear Brunt of Militia Violence in Central Congo
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 28 July 2017
"The lives of hundreds of thousands of children and their families in Kasai have been turned upside down by this brutal violence" Read more »
The government has repeatedly denied its troops were responsible for dozens of mass graves discovered since the Kamuina Nsapu group launched an insurrection calling for the ... Read more »