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Atrocities in Beni: Struggling to Make Sense of the Violence

TweetOn 2 June 2016, the Congolese organisation Filimbi asked Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to investigate the ongoing situation near Beni, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In the … Continue reading

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Taking its head out of the sand? The international community and Congo’s notorious neighbours

TweetLucy Hovil Although it is relatively easy to start a war, it is much harder to sustain it – or at least to sustain it in any effective way. There is an assumption that what distinguishes war from anarchy is … Continue reading

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North Kivu – another tragedy unfolds

TweetLucy Hovil With somewhat predictable familiarity, we witness another round of violence and another round of displacement in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province. Make no mistake: what is happening in North Kivu has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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