DRC: Two people killed every day in North Kivu

DRC: Two people killed every day in North Kivu
Civil society organisations in eastern DRC have reiterated their call to President Joseph Kabila to stop the ongoing killings, which have claimed more than 2,500 lives in three years. Until late 2017, the North Kivu region had enjoyed a period of relative calm before violence resumed with the killing of . . . Read More

Dozens killed as Islamist violence erupts again in eastern DRC

Dozens killed as Islamist violence erupts again in eastern DRC
After a period of relative calm, violence has resumed in eastern DRC. Various attacks by armed groups, including the radical Islamic group Muslim Defense International (MDI), formerly known as the Allied Democratic Forces, have claimed dozens lives among civilians in September and October. In one recent attack on 26 October, . . . Read More

Two UN peacekeepers among dozens killed by Islamist militants in eastern DRC

Two UN peacekeepers among dozens killed by Islamist militants in eastern DRC
Dozens of people have lost their lives in recent days in separate attacks attributed to the radical Islamic group Muslim Defense International (MDI), formerly known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), in the volatile region of North Kivu in eastern DRC. According to local sources, 11 people were killed when a convoy . . . Read More

Three killed, three kidnapped as ADF Islamists strike again in eastern DRC

Three killed, three kidnapped as ADF Islamists strike again in eastern DRC
Three people were hacked to death with machetes while three others were kidnapped in a raid carried out by armed men on Saturday, 2 September, in Lahe-Malolu/Vemba village, situated 12km from Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s volatile eastern region of North Kivu. Speaking to the UN-based Radio . . . Read More