|MONUC assisting the displaced population in the East|
MONUC - May 2, 2007
|At its weekly press conference on May 2 2007, MONUC declared that it is continuing identification missions of the displacement zones in North and South Kivu following the military operations by the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) against the Democratic Forces for the liberation of Rwanda (FDLR).|
|Army, police involved in human rights abuses in the east - report|
IRIN - March 20, 2007
|Soldiers of the Democratic Republic of Congo's national army and the police have been involved in human rights violations in the eastern Ituri region, and are allegedly responsible for growing insecurity in North Kivu, according to a United Nations report.|
|MONUC: We will put in place a "district without arms" in Ituri|
Monuc - January 10, 2007
|During its weekly press conference on January 10 2007, MONUC stated that it remains concerned with the security situation in Ituri and North Kivu, and will be putting in place a "district without arms" objective in Ituri.|
|Clashes, displacement in the east|
IRIN - December 28, 2006
|Thousands of people have been displaced from their homes in eastern DRC due to renewed clashes between the regular army, and forces allied to renegade commander Laurent Nkunda, according to military sources and the UN peacekeeping mission, MONUC.|
|Thousands return to eastern town of Sake|
IRIN - December 6, 2006
|At least 15,000 people who had fled fighting in Sake, in the eastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are returning home but without assistance, according to the local displacement returns committee.|
|Finding an end to violence|
IRIN - July 28, 2006
|A significant number of combatants from the various conflicts in Congo since 1996 have still not disarmed and many continue to destabilise the country, despite the signing of a comprehensive peace agreement in 2002.|
|Security concerns in a "democracy without democrats"|
IRIN - March 16, 2006
Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are a near certainty, despite the obstacles that threaten a smooth transition to democracy. What is largely uncertain, however, is how stable the country will be in the aftermath of the polls.
|Rape on the rise in North Kivu, as fighting displaces 70,000|
IRIN - February 10, 2006
Incidents of rape have risen sharply along the Kanyabayonga-Kayna road in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu Province, where fighting between the army and renegade soldiers has displaced at least 70,000 people, according to humanitarian workers.
|Fighting in the Kivus displaces 55,000|
IRIN - February 9, 2006
At least 55,000 people have been displaced in North and South Kivu provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a result of fighting between the army and armed groups, according to humanitarian agencies.
|Continued attacks in North Kivu leave 37,000 IDPs without aid|
IRIN - February 3, 2006
At least 37,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) are without humanitarian relief because of continued attacks by military insurgents in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials said.