UNDPI.org

NGO information exchange

Tuesday
Dec 23rd
Home arrow UN news arrow Environment, Shelter arrow DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - ANGOLA: New cases of rape on Angola border
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - ANGOLA: New cases of rape on Angola border
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Saturday, 06 November 2010
ONUB-HelicopterBurundi.jpg
Democratic Republic of Congo - Angola The United Nations Office for the Coordiation of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha) in the Democratic Republic of Congo is investigating reports that close to 700 women were raped along the DRC-Angola border since September. The rapes occurred as some 7,000 illegal immigrants were expelled from Angola to the DRC.

Read Full Article
 
< Prev   Next >

Poll

How often do you receive first hand information about the UN from your radio & TV stations?
 

Crisis watch

  • South Sudan: Jonglei ? ?We Have Always Been at War
    South Sudan?s Jonglei state is emblematic of the regional, national and local challenges to peace and of the limitations of trying to resolve a conflict by engaging only two of the nearly two-dozen armed groups...
  • Tunisia?s Elections: Old Wounds, New Fears
    Tunisia?s presidential election highlights the multiple divides that trouble the country and region. Unless the winner governs as a truly national leader, representing all Tunisians and not just his base, current tensions could escalate into...
  • Eastern Ukraine: A Dangerous Winter
    Winter in Ukraine is injecting further uncertainty into an already volatile conflict. After well over 5,000 deaths and eight months of war, eastern Ukraine ? particularly the separatist-held parts of Donetsk and Luhansk ? now...
  • Boko Haram and Nigeria?s collective action problem
    Most Nigerians, it would seem, know what must be done to combat Boko Haram, the conundrum is they don?t trust their leaders ? and each other ? to do the right thing. When I was...
  • Congo: Ending the Status Quo
    A new consensus and strategy are urgently needed to tackle the numerous, brutal armed groups in eastern Congo and to save the February 2013 Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF) in the Great Lakes region.