DR Congo massacre - updates

Rappler's latest stories on DR Congo massacre


DR Congo snubs calls for inquiry of massacre video

Feb 21, 2017 - 10:51 AM

The government brushes off the demands saying it s routinely the target of malicious rumors

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 13, 2015 in Kinshasa shows Lambert Mende (c), Minister of communications and governement spokeperson addressing journalists after more than 420 bodies were discovered 100 km outside Kinshasa. Lambert Mende on February 18, 2017 described an unidentified video alledgedly showing the Congolese army killing civilians in the Kasai Region as a "montage". The video handed to AFP on February 17, 2017 is being investigated by the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO). The Kasai region in central DR Congo is caught up in spiralling clashes that killed at least 200 people since tribal chief Kamwina Nsapu was killed in mid-August 2016. / AFP PHOTO / FEDERICO SCOPPA

36 killed in troubled east DR Congo

Aug 15, 2016 - 1:50 AM

Three days of national mourning are declared as a massacre leaves 22 men and 14 women dead