RDC: au moins 890 morts à Yumbi en décembre, selon l’ONU

Le chiffre est vertigineux. En RDC, au moins 890 personnes ont été tuées entre le 16 et le 18 décembre dernier dans quatre villages du territoire de Yumbi, dans l’ouest de la République démocratique du Congo, selon le Bureau des Nations unies pour les droits de l’homme.

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MORE THAN 100 KILLED IN CONGO CLASHES DAYS BEFORE VOTE

A volunteer brings daily food rations for people who fled the conflict in the Kasai region. They are at a camp for internally displaced persons in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo.
A volunteer brings daily food rations for people who fled the conflict in the Kasai region. They are at a camp for internally displaced persons in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo. John Wessels /AFP/Getty Images

KINSHASA – More than 100 people have died in clashes between rival ethnic groups in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo this week, local activists said on Wednesday.

The fighting in Mai-Ndombe province is some of the worst to hit the normally peaceful area in years and comes days before Sunday’s long-delayed presidential, legislative and provincial elections, which many fear could turn violent.

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