The intensity of the fighting between the Congolese army and the militiaman of the Alliance des Patriotes pour un Congo Libre et Souverain (APCLS), that is collaborating with the militiaman Nyatura since 2006, has caused a harmful impact on women and girls from the territory of Masis, Nord Kivu. Those misdoings include rape and sexual violence as well as displacements far away from their villages and fields.
Seventeen of the twenty-one Congolese students arrested in India were released in the evening of Wednesday, June 19, said the same day the Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ram Manohar. Shortly before the announcement, his DRC counterpart announced that they “will be released on bail tomorrow [Thursday], pending legal proceedings to classify this case.” Continue reading
The entry of these products within the scope of an operation launched since yesterday against “pharmaceutical crime”. Initiated by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), the operation takes place simultaneously in several other Central African countries. Continue reading
For more than two weeks, several people are routinely arrested in Goma (North Kivu) and sent to Kinshasa. They are accused by the security services to work with the rebellion of the M23, said on Wednesday, 12 June, local sources. But for the families of victims, it is simply arbitrary arrests. Continue reading
“Nearly half the workforce to enter into the composition of [the intervention brigade] are already deployed in Goma with the means thereto,” said military spokesman MONUSCO, Lieutenant Colonel Felix Basse, this Wednesday, June 12 in Kinshasa. He said the peacekeepers regularly patrol day and night especially in the town of Sake and the axis leading to Goma, capital of North Kivu. Continue reading
Movement of 23 March announced Wednesday, June 12 that will hold the “judgment” of a dozen young Rutshuru arrested last week. Most of these young people were arrested during the closure by organized rebellion in the city of Kiwanja 75 km north of Goma. Continue reading
Gunmen attacked Monday, June 3 in the evening at the residence of member of parliament Jaribu Muliwavyo at Goma North Kivu . No report has yet been provided. Police sources indicate that the attackers fled after the response of the guard member. Continue reading
It is an action initiated by the commander of the operation in Ituri SAFISHA and garrison military prosecutor in Bunia in Ituri, to stop all military and women involved in the cultivation and sale of hemp. According to Colonel FALL Sikabwe goal is to straighten the security situation becomes more alarming.
Families whose homes were damaged, Wednesday, May 22 in Goma, during fighting between the army and the M23 Mutaho (North Kivu), living in difficult conditions. Sources on site indicate that seven of these households live in host families and seek assistance from the provincial government. Continue reading
The Defence Minister, Alexander Luba Ntambo, asked this Tuesday, May 28 armed groups in South Kivu to lay down arms and surrender to the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC). “If there are armed groups and leaders of armed groups who feel that it’s time to go, Continue reading