UN rights chief decries ‘grotesque’ abuses by Ugandan rebels in DR Congo

The top United Nations human rights official today spoke out against abuses committed by Ugandan rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and voiced alarm about the impact on civilians of a joint military operation being conducted by DRC and its neighbour Rwanda.

UN assessing impact of Ugandan rebel violence on Congolese civilians

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is evaluating the impact of atrocities committed by a notorious Ugandan rebel group against Congolese civilians.

Congolese displaced by Ugandan rebels to receive UN aid

The flood of Congolese civilians fleeing raids by the Ugandan rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) are in dire need of food, shelter, medicines, clothes and other aid items, and United Nations’ relief will begin reaching them tomorrow despite immense logistical challenges, the Organization’s refugee agency said today.

UN appalled by Ugandan rebel militia''s trail of devastation in DR Congo

The Ugandan rebel militia terrorizing villagers in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has killed over 500 people and forced some 115,000 to flee their homes since September, the United Nations refugee agency reported today, adding it was “shocked” by the state of survivors remaining in the area.

Ugandan rebels killed over 500 in eastern DR Congo, reports UN agency

A notorious Ugandan rebel group has killed more than 500 people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and kidnapped over 400, including several over the past four days, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said today.