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The long-awaited trial of two Congolese rebel leaders opened on 27 November 2018 in Goma, North Kivu. Ntabo Ntaberi face...
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Army chief condemned for the Mirenzo crimes

22.11.2018 - (Last modified: 03.12.2018)
In June 2013, three villages in the Kalehe territory (South Kivu) were attacked by soldiers of the Congolese army (FARDC...
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Building on its considerable expertise in Burundi and the DRC, TRIAL International has held its first joint training ses...
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What does it mean to be a woman in the Democratic Republic of Congo? What does everyday life of a human rights defender...
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On Friday 21 September, a military tribunal in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of the Congo) condemned two high-ranking comm...
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ICC withdrawal: Kinshasa issues alarming statement

17.09.2018 - (Last modified: 26.09.2018)
In a media release on 15 September 2018, the Congolese government stated it “did not exclude” withdrawing from the juris...
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On 23 August 2018, the South Kivu military tribunal opened a trial in the town of Kalehe against two leaders of the Demo...
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Kavumu trial: High Military Court confirms all condemnations

26.07.2018 - (Last modified: 07.08.2018)
Tonight, the High Military Court of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (HMC) has confirmed the condemnation of all 11...
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Rémy Cingo is a father from Kavumu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When a militia started raping girls and bab...
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“A married woman cannot talk about her rape”

19.06.2018 - (Last modified: 20.06.2018)
Held captive by a warlord, Gloria went through hell: beating, starvation, sexual slavery. When she was set free, she fac...
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On 12 June, the appeal trial of Kavumu Case began in Bukavu (DRC). The case relates to the rape of 40 girls for fetishis...
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Leon Maro Ntumwa

06.06.2018 - (Last modified: 15.08.2018)
Lieutenant Colonel and Chief Maro Ntumwa, known as “Moroccan”, was the right hand of Bedi Mobuli Engengela, known as “Colonel 106”, a Mai-Mai militia leader. From 2005 to 2007, this militia group fought the Congolese army in order to take possession of Kalahe territory in South Kivu. The group persecuted hundreds of villagers in complete impunity. During these attacks...
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