DRC: ‘Likely FDLR elements’ in attack that killed Italian ambassador, says security source

The Africa Report covered a recent report by the Kivu Security Tracker, a joint project by Congo Research Group and Human Rights Watch.

"The latest Kivu Security Tracker report mentions the presence of 122 separate armed groups in eastern DRC (North Kivu, South Kivu, Ituri and Tanganyika). This figure is down from the last survey, which focused solely on the Kivus," the article says. "However, the number of civilians killed in this region, which has been plagued by insecurity for more than 25 years, has been rising sharply since the end of 2019."

Read the full article at The Africa Report here.

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Mar 02, 2021