JULY 17, 2009:LRA Torture of Civilians Continues in DRC

Uganda: DRC-Uganda - LRA Torture of Civilians Continues

SOURCE: IRIN News

Nairobi — The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) is continuing to kill and kidnap civilians in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the UN.

In the first fortnight of July alone, the Ugandan rebel group carried out 33 attacks in the districts of Upper and Lower Uele, killing 26 civilians and abducting 144, according to a report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...

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