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DRC Civilians Face Extortion, Violence

The recent defeat of M23 rebels in eastern DRC has resulted in better security in some places, but worse in others. The development organization Oxfam has surveyed people in the region to learn how their lives are affected by armed groups. Oxfam surveyed 1800 people in North and South Kivu Provinces two months after the victory over M23. “What the protection survey shows is that there are patterns to violence, especially in remote communities in eastern DRC. You have the violence...

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