UN rights expert calls on warring factions in DR of Congo to protect civilian population

A United Nations human rights expert has appealed to warring factions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to protect the civilian population, especially women and children.

UN dispatches relief flight to scene of recent fighting in DR of Congo

The United Nations today dispatched a relief flight to the town of Bunia, located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where fierce ethnic fighting has killed approximately 100 people.

Security Council condemns recent fighting, massacres in DR of Congo town

Condemning the fighting and massacres in a northeastern town of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), members of the United Nations Security Council today called for an immediate end to the violence and urged that those responsible be brought to justice.