From June to November this year, at least 526 civilians were killed and 1,087 abducted or kidnapped for ransom in eastern DRC.
Lifting her robe Husaida Mohammed revealed scar tissue blanketing her breasts, stomach, and extending up her neck and along her arms. “They poured petrol over me then lit it,” she said.
“The LRA is disarray…Kony is growing old and losing the grip on the soldiers”. They will not attack security forces, but remain a menace to civilians.
Rebels recruiting child soldiers as young as five. Some parents have sent their children into Angola to escape the forcible recruitment.
On Friday, there were reports that militia had taken control of the Kasai town of Luebo, attacking symbols of central state, setting fire to public buildings, and releasing prisoners.
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