#Rape and #sexual violence reported.

The local civil organization @luchaRDC is accusing @Total for oil exploration activity and Joseph #Kabila for creating political disorder.


This picture shows the transit center at the border between DRC and Uganda

The photo is by Helen Manson, and these are her words:

 Right now, in this very moment, even as you read these words, there’s a silent crisis unfolding in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Last year (on average) 30-50 people crossed the border each day. As of January, those numbers are closer to 500 per day. Medical Teams International are also there, right now, providing emergency and ongoing medical care to these precious people – now refugees.

Irin map:

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