New phase of lawlessness grips Congo'...

New phase of lawlessness grips Congo's Kasai region

Tuesday Aug 28 Read more: IRIN

In the Democratic Republic of Congo's southern KasaA region, the mass graves and massacres of 2017 have given way to general insecurity marked by banditry, military abuses, and - after two years of poor harvests - hunger and malnourishment. Conflict erupted in KasaA towards the end of 2016 as a new anti-government movement called the Kamuina Nsapu clashed with the Congolese security forces, the FARDC, who were accused of indiscriminately killing civilians during raids against the group.

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