Tagged: peacekeeping

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Renewed violence in eastern DRC has forced some 250,000 people to flee their homes since August 2008. Credit: Darren Fletcher/The Sun

International leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, this weekend should take immediate action to protect civilians who are at severe risk in eastern Congo, ten human rights and humanitarian agencies, said today.

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European ministers meeting in Marseille tomorrow (Monday, 3 November) must agree to provide European troops to support the UN peacekeeping force in eastern Congo.

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Magunga (sites 1 and 2) are home to around 17,000 IDPs. The conditions here are difficult. Malaria, respiratory infections, and diarrhea are common ailments. The Sphere standards have only just been met. Credit: Liz Lucas/Oxfam

The international community should immediately appoint a high-level special envoy and provide additional military support for the UN’s peacekeeping force, MONUC, to stop the violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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