UNDPI.org

NGO information exchange

Saturday
Jul 26th
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
UNMEE2.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

  • Why Overtime in Nuclear Talks with Iran is Better than Game Over
    After nearly three weeks of round-the-clock negotiations to achieve a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran, the United States, joined by its major allies Britain, France and Germany, as well as Russia and China ? the...
  • Old Scores and New Grudges: Evolving Sino-Japanese Tensions
    The deterioration in relations between China and Japan has spiraled beyond an island sovereignty dispute and risks an armed conflict neither wants. A November regional summit is a fence-mending opportunity ? if the two countries?...
  • How the West Chose War in Gaza
    AS Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities and Israel follows up its extensive airstrikes with a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, the most immediate cause of this latest war has been ignored: Israel and...
  • Taking Iraq apart
    The recent surge in power of a Sunni jihadist force in northwest Iraq has been spectacular. But Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki?s protestations of shock and horror are both theatrical and disingenuous, for it was his...
  • Gaza and Israel: New Obstacles, New Solutions
    To break the violent impasse, Israel must change its policy toward Hamas and work toward a lasting ceasefire, recognising how much its own stability depends on the stability of Gaza.