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Human Rights Watch: Army Abducts Civilians for Forced Labor

Human Rights Watch - October 16, 2006

Congolese soldiersThe Congolese armed forces must immediately end their practice of abducting civilians and using them for forced labor in the country's northeastern Ituri district, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate and prosecute soldiers suspected of these crimes.
Two militia leaders appointed army colonels

IRIN - October 11, 2006

Adolphe OnosumbaTwo militia commanders have been appointed colonels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army in a bid by the government to pacify the troubled northeastern district of Ituri, Defence Minister Adolphe Onusumba said.<
12 militias killed in clashes with army in Ituri

IRIN - October 9, 2006

Congo MilitiamenThe situation remained tense in the localities of Avena and Marabo in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, even though fighting at the weekend between the army and militias had ended, the UN Mission in the Congo (MONUC) said on Monday.
MONUC: No security or logistic problems will stop the electoral process

Monuc - September 20, 2006

Kinshasa - CongoAt the weekly MONUC press conference on Wednesday August 20 2006, MONUC reconfirmed its support to the electoral process and reminded the Congolese that they already made their choice of peace.
W.Swing: The CIAT will cease its functions when the new president takes up his duties

Monuc - September 11, 2006

William SwingOn Saturday September 9 2006, William Swing, the UN Special Representative in the DRC, gave a progress report to Radio Okapi on the role of MONUC, in this part of the political transition.
MONUC satisfied with DRC electoral process but concerned with humanitarian situation

Monuc - September 6, 2006

Congo - KinshasaAt the weekly press conference on this Wednesday September 6 2006, MONUC expressed its satisfaction with the progress of the DRC electoral process, while remaining concerned with the humanitarian situation in the country.
DRC war crimes suspect Lubanga formally charged by ICC

Monuc - August 29, 2006

Thomas LubangaThomas Lubanga, a former Ituri militia leader, has been formally charged by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) with enlisting and conscripting children under the age of 15 as child soldiers.
Vote starts with good turnout

IRIN - July 30, 2006

Congolese in line to voteIn the first democratic elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in more than 40 years, people started lining up early in the morning in many voting stations in Kinshasa and the east.
Elections all ready, says UN

IRIN - July 29, 2006

Monuc - ElectionsThe first round of the biggest elections the United Nations has ever supported are on track for Sunday, a United Nations (UN) military spokesman announced in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Finding an end to violence

IRIN - July 28, 2006

Elections protestA significant number of combatants from the various conflicts in Congo since 1996 have still not disarmed and many continue to destabilise the country, despite the signing of a comprehensive peace agreement in 2002.







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