DR Congo Casts Doubt On UN Report on Atrocities in Kasai Region
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has rejected a report by a United Nations human rights team that accused the army of committing mass killings, torture and rape in the country's war-torn Kasai region. Human Rights Minister Marie-Ange Mushobekwa Mushobekwa says military police are investigating soldiers suspected of committing crimes against civilians. "They won't go unpunished," she said.
Congo-Kinshasa: Villages 'Reduced to Ash' Amid 'Barbaric Violence'
UN News, 13 July 2018
Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts of "barbaric violence". Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Govt Casts Doubt On UN Findings of Atrocities By Security Forces
Deutsche Welle, 4 July 2018
The UN accused DR Congo security forces of committing horrific acts of violence against civilians in the war-torn Kasai region. The country's human rights minister questioned the… Read more »
A team of international experts on the Kasai province have submitted their findings to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva blaming all parties for mass atrocities. Read more »