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Press Releases 2012
16 Aug 2013 -
Kinshasa, 16 August 2013 – The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) welcomes the separation, on 11 and 15 August 2013, of 82 children, including 13 girls, from Mayi Mayi Bakata Katanga armed group. The children, aged...
15 Jul 2013 -
Kinshasa, 14 July 2013 –In the afternoon of 14 July, heavy fighting broke out in Mutaho, 8 km NW of Goma, after an FARDC position in the locality was attacked by a significant group of the M-23. The attack occurred after the M23 had reinforced its positions around Kibati,...
04 Dec 2012 -
Kinshasa, 2 December 2012: The United Nations Organization Mission Stabilization in the Democratic Republic of Congo expresses deep disappointment at a decision taken by the Conseil Supérieur de l'Audiovisuel et de la Communication (CSAC) on 30 November to suspend the...
29 Aug 2012 -
Kinshasa / Geneva 29 August 2012 – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the DRC, Roger Meece, expressed deep concern today over reports of further massacres of civilians in Masisi territory, North Kivu at the beginning of August - the latest in a series...
07 Aug 2012 -
Kinshasa, 7 August 2012 – The UN Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) expressed deep concern today over growing evidence of forced recruitment of civilians by the M23 for both combat and non-combat purposes.
20 Mar 2012 -
Kinshasa, 14 March 2012: The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) welcomes today's decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, found guilty of enlisting and conscripting...
20 Mar 2012 -
Kinshasa, 09 January 2012: MONUSCO strongly condemns the attacks on civilians by armed groups in several remote villages in Shabunda territory of South Kivu Province.
During 1 and 4 January 2012, MONUSCO received reports that about 45 civilians were killed and at least 50...