Gulf Times - MONUSCO
DR Congo minister urges punishment after police violence

DR Congo minister urges punishment after police violence

DR Congo's minister for human rights on Tuesday called for the prosecution of police who opened fire on anti-government protestors at the weekend, in a crackdown condemned by the EU and UN.

16 villagers hacked to death in eastern DR Congo

16 villagers hacked to death in eastern DR Congo

Attackers armed with machetes and axes hacked at least 16 civilians to death in a nighttime assault on their village in the volatile east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN and local officials said.

At least 15 dead in inter-ethnic clashes in east DRCongo

At least 15 dead in inter-ethnic clashes in east DRCongo

At least 15 people have been killed in clashes between armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a region that has been the scene of heightened ethnic tensions in recent weeks, local authorities said Monday.