DR Congo: Gangs Kidnap, Rape in National Park

The Kivu Security Tracker, a joint project of CIC's Congo Research Group and Human Rights Watch (HRW), is highlighted in a new HRW report.

The Kivu Security Tracker "reported that armed assailants kidnapped at least 775 people since 2017 in Rutshuru territory alone, and 1,190 throughout North Kivu province. Thus far in 2020, the Kivu Security Tracker reported that at least 200 people have been abducted for ransom in the province."

Read the full report at Human Rights Watch here.

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Jul 30, 2020