Killings in Kiwanja: The UN's Inability to Protect Civilians
"On November 4-5, 2008, an estimated 150 people were killed in the town of Kiwanja in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, half a mile away from United Nations peacekeeping forces. The event marks one of the worst killing sprees in North Kivu in the past two years. Most of those killed were summarily executed by forces of rebel commander Laurent Nikunda's National Congress for the Defense of People (CNDP) ... "-- P. 1.
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