DR Congo – troops in east accused of terrorizinh local people

AL JAZEERA

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s military is facing questions about its ability to control and protect civilians in the eastern areas where it has made recent gains against former Congolese soldiers.

The army, itself comprised of fighters from former rebel groups, has come under fire from rights groups for terrorising the Congolese people.

Congolese refugees in neighbouring Rwanda have said the poorly paid and equipped soldiers present as much of a threat as the rebel forces.

Al Jazeera’s Nazanine Moshiri reports from Jomba, DRC.  Read and see more…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s