Posted by: APO | 16 August 2016

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani on Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

We urge the Congolese authorities to promptly investigate a massacre that occurred in Beni territory in Northern Kivu province on Saturday. At least 47 civilians, including two children, were reportedly killed by suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) members, four wounded and 10 houses burnt down. This brings to more than 645 the total civilian death toll resulting from presumed ADF attacks since… Read more on


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