TRAC Incident Report: Islamic State Central Africa Province (Wilayat Wassat Ifriqiyah /ISCA) Launches Ambushes Across Christian Villages in Beni, Killing and Kidnapping Several and Razing Homes, North Kivu, Congo (DRC) – 9-10 October 2021

Frida Bergström
2 weeks ago

TRAC Top LineIt should be noted that Islamic State Central Africa (Wilayat Wasat Ifriqiyah / ISCA) have not officially claimed credit for this series of attacks, but, news from the Congo is often slow to get out even to Islamic State Central's handlers to claim the events.The attack comes during the criticised and extended ”State of Siege” in North Kivu and Ituri, put in place to adress the violence perpetuated by armed groups in the two provinces. However; according to Amnesty, the siege has caused the human rights situation to deteriorate alongside a limited access to justice as the military has taken…

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