DRC: Establishment of an investigation to establish the responsibilities of the Dead of Goma and Butembo
© AFP - Michel Lunanga demonstration against the UN peacekeeping mission, Monusco, Goma, 26 July 2022. in the DRC, 15 people, including 12 civilians and three peacekeepers, were killed during the demonstrations on Monday and Tuesday in the cities of Goma and Butembo. Demonstrations against the presence of the UN mission in the country.
RDC-Security/: Four dead during a new anti-ONU rally in the DRC
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), July 27 (Reuters) - What people were killed on Wednesday in Uvira, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), by falling from an electric cable affected by security forces at a new hostile rally To the United Nations mission in the country, the authorities reported.
Three peacekeepers and at least twelve civilians died Tuesday in the cities of Goma and Butembo during demonstrations against Monusco (mission of the United Nations for stabilization in the Democratic Republic of Congo), accused of inertia and ineffectiveness in the face of violence of armed militias.
Wednesday in Uvira, in the province of South Kivu, a crowd threw stones against a building of the UN mission.
The Governor of South Kivu, Theo Ngwabidje Kasi, said he asked for investigations to determine if the ball having cut an electric cable had been drawn by Monusco or by Congolese forces. According to the first elements available, the ball came from the base of Monusco, he added.
Calm was restored in the middle of the afternoon. (Crispin Kyala and Stanis Bujakera report; French version Jean-Stéphane Brosse)
DRC: a commemoration in Kinshasa for the millions of economic deaths from 1990 to the present day .
© AFP - Arsene Mpiana A seller holds Zaïres (monetary unit of the former Zaire, today Democratic Republic of Congo), Pascal Market in Kinshasa, on May 10, 2022. The ceremony took place at the call of a movement of young citizens on the Place des Evolés, renamed for the occasion "Place des Victims du Génocide". According to the organizers, the young people responded numerous to this first edition of Geno-Cost which campaigns for the recognition of an economic genocide in the DRC.