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12-18 February 2016

Weekly Media Monitoring report for The Democratic Republic of Congo
Posted on February 24, 2016

Contents

Compiled by Caroline Johnpulle 

  1. 600 000 thousand people displaced in North Kivu
  2. 6 killed, 14 kidnapped by the ADF  in Lesse, North Kivu
  3. 2 Raïa Mutomboki rebels killed in Shabunda.

 

 


1. 600 000 thousand people displaced in North Kivu
Privately-owned media

(Radio-Okapi, independent/privately-owned newspaper, article dated 13 February 2016, in French) Le Nord-Kivu compte 600 000 déplacés

  • According to OCHA, 600 000 people have been displaced in North Kivu.
  • This is a 16% increase from last year, 78 000 people newly displaced persons have been registered in the last 2 months. 

2. 6 killed, 14 kidnapped by the ADF in Lesse, North Kivu
Privately-owned media

(Radio-Okapi, independent/privately-owned newspaper, article dated 13 February 2016, in French) Nord-Kivu: les présumés ADF tuent 6 civils à Lesse

  • 12 February, Ugandan rebels, ADF, accused of killing 6 civilians and kidnapping 14 after a raid in the village of Lesse in North Kivu.
  • Over 29 houses were also torched, after being looted.

3. Two Raïa Mutomboki rebels killed in Shabunda.
Privately-owned media

(Radio-Okapi, independent/privately-owned newspaper, article dated 18 February 2016, in French) Shabunda: deux miliciens Raïa Mutomboki tués par l’armée

  • 17 February, 2 rebels were killed from the militia army, Raïa Mutomboki in Shabunda.
  • The two rebels are allegedly killed by the Congolese army.

 

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