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Rebel group responsible for ‘grave violations’ in DR Congo massacres, says UN report

13 May 2015 – A United Nations human rights report released today says that a Uganda-based rebel group has committed grave violations of international humanitarian law in crisis-riven north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).


UN deplores deadly attack on ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

06 May 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the killing of two United Nations peacekeepers and the wounding of thirteen others in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following an ambush in the North Kivu region, a spokesperson for the Organization has confirmed.


DR Congo: UN official condemns ‘intolerable’ attack on mission helicopter

04 May 2015 – The head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) has condemned today’s attack on a UN helicopter near the city of Beni as “unacceptable and intolerable.”


UN mission condemns ‘murderous’ attack on civilians in north-eastern DR Congo town

17 April 2015 – The head of the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) has strongly condemned Wednesday’s deadly attack on civilians in North Kivu province and expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims.