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Murdered UN experts ‘deliberately misled’ in DR Congo

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American Michael Sharp and sweedish Zaida Catalan, were found in a shallow grave in the DRC on Monday

Two UN experts who were killed six months ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo were deliberately misled about the safety of the place where they were shot dead, French radio said Wednesday.

In an investigative report published on its website, Radio France International (RFI) suggested the pair may have been set up. Continue reading Murdered UN experts ‘deliberately misled’ in DR Congo

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RDC : l’assassinat de Zaida Catalan et Michael Sharp a été «prémédité», selon le groupe d’experts de l’ONU

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Dans son dernier rapport rendu public le 10 août 2017, le Groupe d’experts des Nations Unies sur la République démocratique du Congo soutient que l’assassinat de Zaida Catalán et Michael Sharp a été «prémédité». Ces deux experts de l’ONU ont été tués en mars 2017 au Kasaï-Central alors qu’ils enquêtaient sur les violations des droits de Continue reading RDC : l’assassinat de Zaida Catalan et Michael Sharp a été «prémédité», selon le groupe d’experts de l’ONU

Democratic Republic of Congo: 250 killed in massacres, says UN

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Three months of massacres that have left 62 children dead could escalate into wider ethnic cleansing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN has warned.

A total of 250 people have died in targeted killings with government forces and militias made up of children among those being blamed as complicit by international investigators. Continue reading Democratic Republic of Congo: 250 killed in massacres, says UN

UN says Congo military ‘elements’ dug dozens of mass graves

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Congo military “elements” are responsible for digging at least 42 mass graves in three Kasai provinces after clashes with alleged militia members in recent months, the United Nations said as experts were appointed Wednesday to look into a growing crisis that has killed hundreds and displaced more than a million people. Continue reading UN says Congo military ‘elements’ dug dozens of mass graves

Enquête au Kasaï : la RDC « accepte la collaboration » de l’ONU mais veut garder la direction

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Le gouvernement de la RDC reste ouvert et accepte la collaboration de l’ONU pour une enquête internationale sur les violences au Kasaï, a affirmé mardi 6 juin la ministre des Droits humains, Marie-Ange Mushobekwa. Elle réagissait ainsi à la menace des Nations unies qui attendent d’ici deux jours des engagements de Continue reading Enquête au Kasaï : la RDC « accepte la collaboration » de l’ONU mais veut garder la direction

Kasaï : 15 miliciens Kamwina Nsapu tués lors d’une attaque de l’armée

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Quinze miliciens Kamwina Nsapu sont morts tôt le matin de ce mardi 16 mai 2017 dans les affrontements avec l’Armée congolaise (FARDC) à la Kalombayi, localité située à 75 kilomètres de la cité de Mweka (Kasaï), a appris ACTUALITE.CD de sources Continue reading Kasaï : 15 miliciens Kamwina Nsapu tués lors d’une attaque de l’armée

THOUSANDS FLEE CONGO CONFLICT, SWELLING VILLAGES OVER BORDER IN ANGOLA

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LUANDA – Thousands of people have fled fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo over the past month and sought refuge in neighbouring Angola, a provincial governor said, an exodus that is straining resources in villages along the border. Continue reading THOUSANDS FLEE CONGO CONFLICT, SWELLING VILLAGES OVER BORDER IN ANGOLA