Congo’s Harrowing Violence Pushes UN Into New Role (PHOTOS)

CONGOLESE ACTION YOUTH PLATFORM Blog

Democratic Republic of Congo War Congolese commandos celebrate as they advance up a mountainous road toward Bunagana, the last remaining stronghold of M23 rebels, in October 2013. (PETE MULLER, PRIME/NEW YORK TIMES)

At a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo last October, a women sunk to her knees in front of the visiting U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. “Every time we move out of this place, we are raped by various bandits,” she told Samantha Power, urging her for help.

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