Tag Archives: DRC violence

24 June 20

Uganda reopens border to refugees fleeing DRC

Uganda has temporarily reopened its border with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to accept refugees fleeing violence from the country.

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05 June 20

UN: 1,300 civilians killed in eastern DRC violence

The United Nations says 1,300 civilians have been killed in conflicts involving several rebel groups and government forces over the past eight months in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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31 December 19

Civilians hacked to death by rebels in eastern DRC

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say rebel fighters have killed at least 23 civilians in the east of the country.

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30 December 19

DRC: Doctors Without Borders quits Ebola operations in eastern town

Medical aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has ceased operations in the eastern town of Biakato in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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17 December 19

DRC: At least 22 killed by ADF fighters in eastern DR Congo

At least 22 people were killed on Saturday by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials say.

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30 November 19

UN: Violence in eastern DRC creating new humanitarian crisis

The United Nations says increasing violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is creating a new humanitarian crisis in an area already grappling with the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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19 November 19

DRC: Several civilians killed by rebel fighters

At least 15 people were killed by suspected rebel fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), local officials said on Saturday.

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14 November 19

UNHCR: Human rights violations against displaced in eastern DRC

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has warned that hundreds of thousands of displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing grave human rights violations.

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06 November 19

DRC: Attackers kill journalist raising Ebola awareness

A journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), known for raising awareness about the country’s ongoing Ebola crisis, has been killed in his home.

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20 June 19

UN: 300,000 flee fresh ethnic violence in northeastern DRC

More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes amid fresh violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

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