Gangs Terrorizing Families Near DR Congo National Park - HRW

A new report from Human Rights says small groups armed with guns and machetes have beaten, tortured, and murdered hostages, raping women and girls and using threats to extort money from families near the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2017.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Gangs Kidnap, Rape in National Park

    HRW, 30 July 2020

    Criminal gangs have kidnapped for ransom at least 170 people near the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo between April 2017 and March 2020. Small groups… Read more »

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Criminal gangs have kidnapped for ransom at least 170 people near the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo between April 2017.

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