|FDLR leader Callixte Mbarushimana arrested in France on ICC warrant
ICC - October 11, 2010
|In accordance with the warrant of arrest issued under seals by the judges of the International Criminal Court on 28 September, 2010, the French authorities arrested Mr Callixte Mbarushimana, suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Kivu provinces, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
|Rusesabagina Welcomes Congo Report, Warns of Another Genocide in Rwanda
VOA News - October 6, 2010
|Paul Rusesabagina, who is the subject of the 2004 film Hotel Rwanda, says the long history of conflict in the Congo is due in large part to conflict minerals. A Hutu who sheltered more than 1,200 Tutsi during the genocide, Paul Rusesabagina, says the report revealed unspoken truths about the region's history. He says the simmering ethnic tensions that triggered the 1994 genocide have returned to present day Rwanda, and warns the country is heading down the same path.
|Action needed to investigate a decade of crimes in the DRC
Amnesty International - October 1, 2010
|The publication of the UN mapping report documenting gross human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo is a significant first step, but concrete action is needed to ensure that those responsible are held to account. The cycle of violence and abuses will only stop if those responsible for crimes under international law are held to account.
|UN DR Congo Report Exposes Grave Crimes
Human Rights Watch - October 1, 2010
|On October 1, 2010, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights published the report of its human rights mapping exercise on Congo. United Nations members should make a concerted international effort to initiate judicial investigations into grave human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo documented by the UN and bring those responsible to justice.
|US Calls for Accountability after UN Report on Atrocities in DR Congo
U.S. Department of State/Philip J. Crowley - October 1, 2010
|As we contemplate the contents of the report, it is crucially important that we remain focused on the tens of thousands of victims in the DRC. Accountability is an important step toward ensuring that further such incidents do not occur. The United States is firmly committed to helping the DRC and other nations in the region take positive steps to end the corrosive cycle of violence and impunity.
|UN releases D.R. Congo report listing 10 years of atrocities, identifying justice options
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - October 1, 2010
|The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released Friday a 550-page report listing 617 of the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law over a ten-year period by both state and non-state actors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
|Ban Ki-moon arrives in Rwanda to discuss upcoming report on DR Congo rights violations
UN News - September 7, 2010
|Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived today in Kigali, where he plans to meet with Rwandan leaders to discuss the soon-to-be-released United Nations report on serious human rights violations committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1993 and 2003.
|UN human rights chief announces release date for DR Congo Mapping Report
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - September 2, 2010
|The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay announced Thursday that the report of the Mapping Exercise documenting the most serious human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1993 and 2003 will be made public on 1 October 2010.
|Key excerpts from UN report on Rwandan army genocide in DR Congo
BBC News - August 27, 2010
|The systematic attacks, in particular killings and massacres perpetrated against members of the Hutu ethnic group, are described extensively in section I of the report. These attacks resulted in a very large number of victims, probably tens of thousands of members of the Hutu ethnic group, all nationalities combined.
|UN report says Rwandan army committed genocide in DR Congo
BBC News - August 26, 2010
|The BBC has seen a draft UN report that says crimes by the Rwandan army and allied rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo could be classified as genocide. The report details how they targeted Rwandan Hutu refugees and Congolese Hutus in DR Congo, from 1993-2003. It lists human rights violations committed by security forces from all countries involved in what has been called an "African world war".